This year's Tony award for best musical went to Fun Home the poignant gritty memoir of notable lesbian Alison Bechdel. Also winners in a big category (not aired on primetime-SHAME) was the writing team of Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Korn, who broke ground for being the first women to win in the musical score category.
A few years ago my friend Erin McHugh wrote a book entitled L life. Here is Erin's inspiration for writing the book in which she features Alison Bechdel.
"In a place where we are already a minority, we're the invisible part of the minority....time to step up and bring out a book that will honor them."
here is Erin for the Inspiration Project