#QueerHeroes Day 8 – Tourmaline

#QueerHeroes Day 8 Tourmaline Tourmaline is a queer transgender filmmaker whose work examines the "the capacity of black queer/trans social life to impact the world while living what is simultaneously an invisible—and hypervisible—existence." Her films highlight the every day acts of creativity and rebellion that can build to make a movement. One of her films, "Happy …

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#QueerHeroes Day 7 – Ernestine Eckstein

#QueerHeroes Day 7 Ernestine Eckstein Eckstein moved to New York in the 60s after graduating from Indiana University, where she was a star student, with a degree in magazine journalism, government, and Russian. She learned from a friend in Greenwich Village what the word “gay” meant. That’s when she came into her lesbian identity. One of …