What makes us good? What makes us evil? What makes a hero? Who are the people who deserve the acclaim of heroism? Why do we need heroes? These are questions that have been plaguing my mind as I started thinking of Global LGBTQ history month. When we think of a hero, the image that comes to mind for many people is a straight, cisgender white man in a costume, basking in his importance a she blusters his way into saving the world. In to only firmly believe that queer people are heroes, but that we are heroic precisely because we live in a world that constantly aims to erase us, yet we still find way stop roper and care for each other in that very same world every day.