[Video] LGBT History Month Icon for Oct. 4: Katharine Lee Bates The GA Voice Editors October 4, 2012 Culture Throughout the month of October, the Equality Forum will highlight LGBT heroes in media, government and every day life who have had an impact on our civil rights movement. Visit www.thegavoice.com every day to meet these LGBT leaders. Today, Equality Forum recognizes Katharine Lee Bates, the songwriter who wrote “America The Beautiful”: SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website seven − = 6 Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.