In 1979, Jean Wimberly, the executive director and founder of Circle of Voices, recognized a problem with the lack of women of color present at the iconic Womyn’s Michigan Music Festival. In response, she and her “sisters” took matters into their own hands to address the problem, Wimberly explained to HuffPost Live on Monday.
Wimberly described to host
When we think of our lesbian pioneers, women like Ellen DeGeneres and Billie Jean King presumably come to mind. But we at The Huffington Post wanted to teach you a little somethin’ somethin’ about your history in honor of October’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history month. Below, feast your eyes on a group of undaunted ladies who helped paved the way for women and their women-loving ways, and check out the video above...