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Celebrating LGBT Pride Month: Free reading on popular LGBT playwrights

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

In honor of LGBT Pride Month, we’re featuring the five most researched LGBT playwrights on Questia and making reference works on each of them free for an entire month. Society has fortunately come a long way from the times of Oscar Wilde. President Barack Obama has come out in support of gay rights, and now Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has as well. For more insight and to hear her supportive thoughts on LGBT Pride Month, check out Nick Wing’s article for The Huffington Post, “Hillary Clinton Honors LGBT Pride Month.”

  1. Oscar Wilde: Born in Ireland in 1854, Wilde was a self-proclaimed aesthete. His various poems, short stories, fairy tales, plays, dialogues and novels are some of the most highly regarded and notorious works of the nineteenth-century. Wilde achieved public success as a comic playwright, crowned by The Importance of Being Earnest in 1895 (Murray and Wilde 1). Read more