Op-ed: We Can All Use A History Lesson

Legacy Project ED Victor Salvo Op Ed

For centuries the conventional narrative of history has been redacted to remove most any reference that might suggest a figure was anything other than heterosexual. What’s worse, those whose non-hetero-normative sexuality/identity cannot be denied are generally eliminated altogether. As a result, our young people are forced to grow up without historically significant role models, enforcing the “otherness” with which they must contend.