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Encyclopedia > List of LGBT rights activists

A list of LGBT rights activists by country, in alphabetical order. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... LGBT social movements is a collective term for a number of movements that share related goals of social acceptance of homosexuality and/or gender variance. ...

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Australia

Rodney Croome is the spokesperson for the Tasmanian Gay and Lesbian Rights Group, and one of the founders of the Australian Coalition for Equality (ACE). ...

Canada

Germany

Volker Beck campaigning in Freiburg, Germany, in 2005 Volker Beck (born 12 December 1960 in Stuttgart) is a German politician, specifically a Green Party representative in the Bundestag first as their Speaker for Legal Affairs (1994-2002) and now as the Green Party whip. ... For other uses, see Holocaust (disambiguation) and Shoah (disambiguation). ... Magnus Hirschfeld in 1933 Magnus Hirschfeld (Kolberg, May 14, 1868 - Nice, May 14, 1935) was a prominent German-Jewish physician, sexologist, and gay rights advocate. ... -1...

Ireland

Image:Tonie Gay-Pride-Demo 1984. ...

Italy

People's Republic of China

Li Yinhe addressing the International Conference on LGBT Human Rights Li Yinhe (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) (February 4, 1952 – ) is a sociologist, sexologist, and an activist for LGBT rights in Peoples Republic of China. ...

Romania

Florin Buhuceanu (born in 1971) is a Romanian gay rights activist and the former executive director of ACCEPT, Romanias largest LGBT rights organisation. ... Romaniţa Iordache is a Romanian human rights activist and the current president of ACCEPT, Romanias largest LGBT rights organisation. ...

Sierra Leone

Fannyann Eddy (1974 - 2004) was a ground-breaking activist for lesbian and gay rights in her native Sierra Leone and throughout Africa. ...

South Africa

Joël Gustave Nana Ngongang (born 1982), frequently known as Joel Nana, is a leading African LGBT human rights advocate and HIV/AIDS activist. ...

Taiwan

Josephine Ho (何春蕤, Hanyu Pinyin Hé Chūnruí)) is a professor at Taiwans National Central University. ...

United Kingdom

Jeremy Bentham (IPA: ) (26 February [O.S. 15 February 15] 1748) – June 6, 1832) was an English jurist, philosopher, and legal and social reformer. ... Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CBE (born May 25, 1939) is an English stage and screen actor, the recipient of a Tony Award and two Oscar nominations. ... LGBT rights Around the world By country History · Groups · Activists Declaration of Montreal Same-sex relationships Marriage · Adoption Opposition · Discrimination Violence This box:      Bob Mellors (b. ... LGBT rights Around the world By country History · Groups · Activists Declaration of Montreal Same-sex relationships Marriage · Adoption Opposition · Discrimination Violence This box:      Peter Gary Tatchell (born 25 January 1952) is an Australian-British human rights activist, who is best known internationally for his attempts to perform a citizens...

United States of America

[citation needed] Gary L. Bauer (born May 4, 1946, in Covington, Kentucky)[1] is a conservative American politician notable for his ties to several evangelical Christian groups and campaigns. ... Chastity Bono (born March 4, 1969) is an American actress as well as advocate for human rights and gay rights. ... Salvatore Phillip Sonny Bono (February 16, 1935) – January 5, 1998) was an American record producer, singer, actor, and politician whose career spanned over three decades. ... This article is about Cher, the entertainer. ... David P. Brill (b. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... Anita Jane Bryant (born March 25, 1940, in Barnsdall, Oklahoma) is an American singer. ... Margarethe Cammermeyer (born March 24, 1943) is a former colonel in the Washington National Guard and a gay rights activist. ... For other uses, see Colonel (disambiguation). ... For the capital city of the United States, see Washington, D.C.. For other uses, see Washington (disambiguation). ... The United States National Guard is a reserve forces component of the United States Army (the Army National Guard) and the United States Air Force (the Air National Guard). ... Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story is a 1995 television film recounting the events in the life of Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer which led to her discharge from the Washington National Guard under the U.S. militarys gay exclusion policy. ... Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is a five-time Academy Award-nominated American film and stage actress. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... photo by Matt Renaud Matt Foreman is an American gay and lesbian rights (LGBT) activist. ... The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) is an organization working for the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in the United States. ... Barnett Barney Frank (born March 31, 1940) is an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... Congress in Joint Session. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Aaron Fricke is a gay rights activist. ... Cumberland Town Hall Cumberland is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, incorporated in 1746. ... LGBT rights Around the world · By country History · Groups · Activists Same-sex relationships Opposition · Persecution Violence Barbara Gittings is a prominent LGBT activist. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... The Daughters of Bilitis (DOB) was formed in San Francisco, California in 1955 by Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon along with six other women. ... The American Psychological Association (APA) is a professional organization representing psychology in the US. It has around 150,000 members and an annual budget of around $70m. ... The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual published by the American Psychiatric Association The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is a handbook for mental health professionals that lists different categories of mental disorder and the criteria for diagnosing them, according to the publishing organization the American Psychiatric Association. ... For the Australian Olympic swimmer, see Henry Hay. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Brenda Howard (December 24, 1946 – June 28, 2005) a bisexual activist and sex-positive feminist who is an important figure in the modern LGBT rights movement. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Cheryl Jacques, a U.S. politician and gay rights activist. ... The Massachusetts General Court is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... HRC logo The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is one of the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equal rights organization in the United States. ... Franklin E. Kameny (born May 21, 1925 in New York City) was one of the first American gay rights activists. ... The American Psychological Association (APA) is a professional organization representing psychology in the US. It has around 150,000 members and an annual budget of around $70m. ... The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual published by the American Psychiatric Association The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is a handbook for mental health professionals that lists different categories of mental disorder and the criteria for diagnosing them, according to the publishing organization the American Psychiatric Association. ... Morris Kight was a gay civil rights pioneer and peace activist, based in Los Angeles. ... The current version of the article or section reads like an advertisement. ... Larry Kramer (born June 25, 1935), American dramatist, author and gay rights activist, was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut and was educated at Yale University (class of 1957). ... The Gay Mens Health Crisis (GMHC) is a non-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based AIDS service organization that has lead the United States in the fight against AIDS. It was founded by seven gay men - Arthur Bell, Nathan Fain, Larry Kramer, Larry Mass, Paul Popham, Paul Rapaport and... ACT UP, or the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, is a diverse, non-partisan group of individuals . ... LGBT rights Around the world By country History · Groups · Activists Declaration of Montreal Same-sex relationships Marriage · Adoption Opposition · Discrimination Violence This box:      Scott Long (born June 5, 1963 in Radford, Virginia) is a prominent activist in the human rights movement working for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and... Human Rights Watch Banner Human Rights Watch is a United States-based international non-government organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. ... Del Martin (born May 5, 1921) and Phyllis Lyon (born 1924) are an American lesbian couple known as feminist and gay-rights activists. ... The Daughters of Bilitis (DOB) was formed in San Francisco, California in 1955 by Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon along with six other women. ... Del Martin (born May 5, 1921) and Phyllis Lyon (born 1924) are an American lesbian couple known as feminist and gay-rights activists. ... The Daughters of Bilitis (DOB) was formed in San Francisco, California in 1955 by Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon along with six other women. ... For other uses, see Harvey Milk (disambiguation). ... Title of elected officals who sit on a board to oversee and manage the City of San Fransisco, and others city, towns, and communities. ... San Francisco redirects here. ... Mayor Moscone George Richard Moscone (November 24, 1929 – November 27, 1978) was the mayor of San Francisco, California from January 1976 until his assassination in November 1978. ... Gavin Christopher Newsom (born October 10, 1967) is the 42nd Mayor of San Francisco, California. ... San Francisco redirects here. ... Jean OLeary (March 4, 1948-June 4, 2005), was an American gay and lesbian rights activist, politician, and former nun. ... For other uses, see Nun (disambiguation). ... National Coming Out Day logo designed by Keith Haring National Coming Out Day is observed on October 11 by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities and their allies. ... Fred Waldron Phelps, Sr. ...

  • Tully Satre (born 1989), blogger who gained fame in March 2006 for challenging then-Senator George Allen at a political meeting in Culpeper, Virginia.[citation needed]
  • Dan Savage (born 1964), columnist of Savage Love and author. Editor of the Seattle weekly, The Stranger. [citation needed]
  • Ruth Simpson Founder of the first lesbian community center. Former President of Daughters of Bilitis New York. Author of From the Closet to the Courts.[citation needed]
  • Joe Solmonese (born 1965), former political fundraiser and current (as of March 2007) president of the Human Rights Campaign.[citation needed]
  • Urvashi Vaid, (b. 1958, New Delhi, India) is an American activist who has worked for over 25 years promoting civil rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons. [1], [2], [3]. Vaid and activist/comedian Kate Clinton [4]are in a long-term relationship.[5] [citation needed]
  • Merle Woo, openly lesbian Asian American socialist feminist and writer.[citation needed]

Tully Satre, 16 year-old gay rights activist, pictures here in The Advocate where he hosts a weekly blog. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... George Felix Allen (born March 8, 1952) is a former Republican United States Senator from the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the son of former NFL head coach George Allen. ... Culpeper is an incorporated town in Culpeper County, Virginia, United States. ... Dan Savage speaking at Bradley University Daniel Keenan Savage (born October 7, 1964[1] near Chicago, Illinois, United States) is an openly gay American sex advice columnist, author, media pundit, journalist, and newspaper editor. ... Savage Love is a syndicated sex-advice column by Dan Savage, appearing weekly in several dozen newspapers, mainly free city papers in the U.S. and Canada, but also newspapers in Europe and Asia. ... The Stranger may mean: The Stranger (album), by Billy Joel The Stranger (novel), by Albert Camus The Stranger (1946 movie), directed by Orson Welles The Stranger (1967 movie), based on Camus novel and directed by Luchino Visconti The Stranger (newspaper), an alternative weekly newspaper in Seattle, Washington The Stranger (Myst... Ruth Simpson is a Gay rights activist from Cleveland, OH who served as President of Daughters of Bilitis New York Chapter in the 1970s. ... Joe Solmonese Joe Solmonese was appointed President of the Human Rights Campaign and its affiliate, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, on March 9, 2005. ... HRC logo The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is one of the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equal rights organization in the United States. ... Urvashi Vaid (b. ... Merle Woo (born 1941) is a Korean-Chinese American socialist-feminist educator and writer. ...

See also

  • List of gay-rights organizations

LGBT rights Around the world By country History · Groups · Activists Declaration of Montreal Same-sex relationships Marriage · Adoption Opposition · Discrimination Violence This box:      Here is a list of gay-rights organizations around the world. ...

References

  1. ^ The Holocaust Chronicle, Publications International Ltd., p. 108.
  2. ^ 《同性恋亚文化》(Subculture of Homosexuality),China Today Press,1998.
  3. ^ Ho's personal website

 
 

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