Celebrating the Legacy of Black Lesbian Achievers

Thank you for watching a Legacy Series video. The 2016 honorees were all outstanding women, who were not only exceptional in their chosen fields, but also lived their lives in a way that served others.

Kappa women believe in the idea of service beyond self. One of our Sorority’s five Philanthropic targets is educational advancement. We hope that this series will inspire you to live authentically and impact your community.


The three women chosen for this year’s series were selected based on their merit as professionals, scholars and activists. They are:

Lorraine Hansberry

Pat Parker

Ruth Ellis

Kappa Theta Epsilon Legacy Series celebrates the life and work of Ruth Ellis.
Kappa Theta Epsilon salutes the life, work and legacy of feminist poet, Pat Parker.
Kappa Theta Epsilon Salutes Lorraine Hansberry

About Kappa Theta Epsilon Sorority

Kappa Theta Epsilon is a non-profit social & service Sorority for lesbian professionals, collegians and entrepreneurs.

The mission of the Sorority is to promote a spirit of fraternity among professional women; to develop leaders in the global effort to eliminate societal ills affecting all women; and to impact communities through charitable efforts. Women of high ideals with an interest in building positive, affirming relationships with like-spirited women thrive here.

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Kappa Theta Epsilon is a social service Sorority committed to the personal and professional development of leaders in the LGBT community.


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