Sally Miller Gearhart

Writer, Author

1931 –

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Who is Sally Miller Gearhart?

Sally Miller Gearhart is an American teacher, feminist, science fiction writer, and political activist. In 1973 she became the first open lesbian to obtain a tenure-track faculty position when she was hired by San Francisco State University, where she helped establish one of the first women and gender study programs in the country. She later became a nationally known gay rights activist.

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Born
Apr 15, 1931
Virginia
Also known as
  • Sally M. Gearhart
  • Sally Gearhart
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Sweet Briar College
Lived in
  • Virginia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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