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LGBTQ in Computer Science

LGBTQ in Computer Science

With the large number of computer sites dedicated to the LGBTQ community, one would expect an equally large number of software programmers and developers to come from the community. A recent survey by Overflow showed that, of the 36,939 respondents in the field, 5.2 per cent identified as LGBTQ, and 0.9 per cent identified as […]

Queerbio: Notable Transgender Writers

Queerbio: Notable Transgender Writers

There are many prominent transgender writers active on various fronts. The categories include memoirs, novels, fiction, nonfiction, science fiction, journalism, travel, history, sportswriters, screenwriters, comic books, and academic writings. Transgender writers need to be celebrated for the valuable contributions they make to society, and the arts. A transgender writer brings a unique perspective to their […]

Queerbio: LGBTQ Inventors

Queerbio: LGBTQ Inventors

Most people consider inventions in the realm of science, and indeed many of the LGBTQ inventors on the list have been particularly active in the field of computer science. Well-known inventors are particularly prominent in medicine and engineering. The profession is led by such LGBTQ icons as Great Britain’s Sir Francis Bacon, who is considered the […]

LGBTQ Philosophers

LGBTQ Philosophers

Through the ages, the study of Philosophy has encompassed all human issues, such as morals, ethics, governance, logic, metaphysics, epistemology, psychology, sociology, as well as the roles of sexuality and desire, so it is natural that the LGBTQ community have ranked high among the world’s philosophers. Because it includes the realms of the political and […]

LGBTQ sportstars: Track & Field

LGBTQ sportstars: Track & Field

LGBTQ competitors in track & field have been present since the various elements of the sport have been in existence. They include many national, Olympic and world champions.   Track & Field sports consist of all competitive events that involve the activity of running, throwing and jumping.   Components include short, mid, and long distance […]

LGBTQ Athletes Who Have Won Olympic Gold

LGBTQ Athletes Who Have Won Olympic Gold

Athletes consider winning the Olympic Gold the pinnacle of success. It confirms that they are at the very top of their sport and the best in the world. The global publicity surrounding this achievement is unmatched by any other sporting endeavor. For LGBTQ athletes, an Olympic gold medal can mean even more. It can represent […]

New LGBT Documentary Series: Being Different

New LGBT Documentary Series: Being Different

Queerbio are excited to announce the creation of a new LGBTQ biographical documentary series. Despite adversity and discrimination, LGBTQ individuals have excelled throughout history.  Yet historians and academics have conveniently participated in the heterosexist erasure of these LGBTQ contributions, by omitting the LGBTQ status of prominent historical figures from academic and historical documents. Accordingly, there […]

Famous LGBTQ Jewellery Designers

Famous LGBTQ Jewellery Designers

With the economy said to be doing well, one offshoot is that jewellery is becoming more ‘in demand’ – materials’ prices have dropped, and designers are taking the initiative to design unique accessories for all levels of consumers.  Jewellery is often designed to be worn for a particular occasion, whether formal or informal. Buying and […]

LGBTQ Wrestling & Management

LGBTQ Wrestling & Management

Wrestling has historically been male only, though it has now evolved to include all gender types. The sport itself, however, has not traditionally been open to LGBTQ participation. Any representation of the community, within the theatrical side of the sport, has included overt racial and ethnic characters, that exaggerated their feminine characteristics. Most LGBTQ wrestlers […]

LGBTQ Individuals Who Have Received France’s Highest Honours

LGBTQ Individuals Who Have Received France’s Highest Honours

France offers several national honours for civilians who have made remarkable contributions to the country, its language and culture. The most notable of these awards include the highest civilian honour, Légion d’honneur (Legion of Honour, created by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802) and the Ordre du Mérite (Order of Merit, created by Charles de Gaulle in […]