Here's a small sampling of the LGBTQ pioneers who have agreed to grant interviews to OUTWORDS.

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COL. GRETHE CAMMERMEYER

Col. Grethe Cammermeyer is a Vietnam vet, a Bronze Star recipient, V.A. Nurse of the Year, and the highest ranking officer to challenge the US Military's homosexual ban. 

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KYLAR BROADUS

Kylar Broadus, a native of Fayette, Missouri, is a lawyer, a law professor, and the founder of the Trans People of Color Coalition.  

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DICK LEITSCH

In 1966, Louisville, Kentucky native Dick Leitsch helped stage a 'sip-in' in a New York City bar.  It was the first 'out' gay demonstration in the history of NY State.