October is recognized in Fairfax County Public Schools as LGBTQ History Month. On October 12, 2017 for the first time LGBTQ History Month will be recognized at the Fairfax County School Board meeting.

Fairfax County LGBT History:

See this page for a brief history of LGBTQ people and their rights  in Fairfax County:



These are milestones in LGBT rights in the United States in the 20th and 21st centuries, from CNN: Important dates

LGBTQ Female Scientists

LGBTQ Heroes

Sylvia Rivera

Here are “17 Trans Leaders of Color in the U.S.” #5 is local DC hero Ruby Corado


On this page we will post materials and links to serve as resources for teachers at all levels, and for student clubs, for LGBTQ History Month.