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K.J. Rawson named the 2022 Lavender Rhino Award honoree

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03/03/22 - BOSTON, MA. - K.J. Rawson, Associate Professor of English and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, poses for a portrait on March 3, 2022. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

The History Project has honored K.J. Rawson with The Lavender Rhino Award, named after one of the early symbols of the Gay Liberation Movement. The annual award is given to an activist or organization whose current efforts are making history for the LGBTQ+ community. The History Project recognizes and celebrates Rawson’s tireless efforts to share transgender history and collections through the Digital Transgender Archive.

Congratulations to Professor Rawson!

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