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In honor of Pride Month, Biographile has picked some of the most poignant and beautiful quotes from LGBT writers.
“The Library of Congress describes this month as a time to recognize “the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.” To honor the generations of men and women who have fought to live and love independent of hate and ignorance, we’ve collected quotes from sixteen iconic LGBT authors whose writing has shaped our modern culture and drastically improved the discourse surrounding sexual identity.”
From E.M. Forster: “It isn’t possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal.” (A Room with a View, 1908)
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