List of LGBT rights activists

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

 
Jump to: navigation, search

A list of notable LGBT rights activists who have worked to advance gay rights by political change, legal action or publication. Ordered by country, alphabetically.

Contents

Australia

Brazil

Bulgaria

Cameroon

Canada

China, People's Republic of

China, Republic of (Taiwan)

Colombia

Germany

India

Iran

Ireland

Italy

Lithuania

Mexico

Philippines

Poland

Romania

Russia

Sierra Leone

Uganda

United Kingdom

United States of America

See also


References

  1. ^ "A broken promise of our nationhood; Federation has not been inclusive of all Australians, argues Rodney Croome, and has to be regarded as a failure". Canberra Times (Australia). 26 November 2001. p. 9. 
  2. ^ Activist urges Footy Show to air gay segment
  3. ^ Lydia Polgreen (9 January 2009). "9 in Senegal To Be Jailed For 8 Years". The New York Times. p. 5. "The men were arrested on Dec. 19 at the home of Diadji Diouf, a prominent gay activist who works with AIDS organizations to prevent the spread of the disease in the largely clandestine gay community in Senegal, according to Joel Nana, a program associate for the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission.Fact" 
  4. ^ http://www.irshadmanji.com/news/IM_AL-ARABIYAinterview_070911.html
  5. ^ "The lipstick lesbian daring to confront radical imams". The Times (London). 17 July 2005. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/article544800.ece. Retrieved 8 May 2010. 
  6. ^ Gledhill, Ruth (21 May 2005). "Fatwa is now a feminist issue". The Times (London). http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article524704.ece. Retrieved 8 May 2010. 
  7. ^ Bone, James (27 April 2004). "Islams troublemaker". The Times (London). http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/article844530.ece. Retrieved 8 May 2010. 
  8. ^ a b Rayside, Morton David (1998). On the Fringe: Gays and Lesbians in Politics. Cornell Univ. Press. pp. 179. 
  9. ^ Bill Siksay's biography at his personal Web site
  10. ^ 《同性恋亚文化》 (Subculture of Homosexuality),China Today Press,1998.
  11. ^ Ho, Josephine, ed. (2001). 《同志研究》(Tonzhi (Queer) Studies). Chuliu Book Company. ISBN 957-732-129-1. 
  12. ^ a b Rachel Shields (28 May 2007). "Gay activists beaten up at Moscow demo". The Independent. 
  13. ^ "Gay archive handed over to National Library". The Irish Times. 17 June 2008. "At an event marking the formal transfer of the collection known as the Irish Queer Archive curator Tonie Walsh said it was highly significant that the State was finally taking ownership of lesbian, gay and transgender heritage" 
  14. ^ http://www.towleroad.com/2009/07/irelands-harvey-milk-david-norris-the-sky-didnt-fall-on-chicken-lickin-when-gays-married-in-californ.html
  15. ^ "Sierra Leone gay activist killed". BBC. 5 October 2004. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/3716768.stm. Retrieved 2008-06-26. 
  16. ^ "Uganda Gay Rights Activist David Kato Killed", BBC News (BBC), 27 January 2011, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-12295718, retrieved 15 October 2011 
  17. ^ "Uganda Gay Activist Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera Hailed", BBC News (BBC), 4 May 2011, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13278374, retrieved 15 October 2011 
  18. ^ Lea Campos Boralevi (1984). Bentham and the Oppressed. Walter De Gruyter. ISBN 3-11-009974-8. 
  19. ^ Burns, Christine (2003). "The Second Transition". In O' Keefe, Tracie. Finding the Real Me: True Tales of Sex and Gender Diversity. Wiley. ISBN 0-7879-6547-2 
  20. ^ Burns, Christine (2004). Transsexual People and the Press: Collected Opinions from Transsexual People Themselves. Press for Change. http://www.pfc.org.uk/files/gender/pcc-doss.pdf 
  21. ^ Tatchell, Peter (21 March 1998). "Obituary: Ian Dunn". Independent (London). http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/obituary-ian-dunn-1151494.html 
  22. ^ C.B. Cox, "A.E. Dyson: Literary critic, Black Paper editor and campaigner for homosexual law reform" (obituary), The Independent, London, 1 August 2002.
  23. ^ PFI Profile – Jackie Forster
  24. ^ a b c Who's Who. London: A and C Black. 2006. ISBN 0-7136-7164-5. 
  25. ^ Manchester UK: Manchester Broadcasters, Film & TV Celebrities
  26. ^ Grey, Antony (1992). Quest for Justice: Towards Homosexual Emancipation. Sinclair-Stevenson Ltd 
  27. ^ Grey, Antony (1969). The citizen in the street. Albany Trust 
  28. ^ "Outspoken Gay Film Director Derek Jarman Battled Aids". The Seattle Times. February 21, 1994. http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19940221&slug=1896323. 
  29. ^ Burton, Peter (23 July 1994). "Obituary: Denis Lemon". Independent (London). http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-denis-lemon-1415565.html 
  30. ^ a b c d Power, Lisa (1995). No Bath But Plenty Of Bubbles: An Oral History Of The Gay Liberation Front 1970-7. Cassell. p. 340 pages. ISBN 0-304-33205-4. 
  31. ^ various (29 September 2004). "The long march". Guardian (London). http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2004/sep/29/equality.gayrights 
  32. ^ Summerskill, Ben (13 November 2007). "<img class="contributor-pic" src="http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2007/11/13/ben_summerskill_140x140.jpg" alt="Picture of Ben Summerskill" title="Ben Summerskill" />". The Guardian (London). http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/bensummerskill. 
  33. ^ Arnot, Chris (17 April 2007). "Stephen Whittle: Body of work". Guardian 
  34. ^ Reparations for gay Americans, Detroit Free Press, April 7, 2009.
  35. ^ New York Public Library, Inventory of the Joseph F. Beam Papers, 1967–1990
  36. ^ "About: Board of Directors". American Foundation For Equal Rights. http://www.afer.org/about/leadership/#board. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  37. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Katz, Jonathan (1985). Gay American history: lesbians and gay men in the U. S. A.: a documentary. San Francisco: Harper & Row. ISBN 0-06-091211-1. 
  38. ^ Cammermeyer's personal Web site
  39. ^ Richard Knight, Jr. (20 September 2006). "Silent No More: Interview with Cammermeyer". The Windy City Times. http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/lesbian/news/ARTICLE.php?AID=12658. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  40. ^ "Ryan Cassata – the Artist and Activist | Ryancassata.com". http://www.ryancassata.com. 
  41. ^ Dimick, Chris (18 November 2004). "Investigative talk show expeands to area". Mile High News. http://www.milehighnews.com/Articles-i-2004-11-18-106384.112112. Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  42. ^ David Eisenbach (2006). Gay Power: An American Revolution. New York: Carroll & Graf. pp. 51–79,260–262. ISBN 0-7867-1633-9. 
  43. ^ Shilts, Randy (May 1993). Conduct Unbecoming: Gays and Lesbians in the U.S. Military. New York: St. Martin's Press. pp. 173, 294. ISBN 0-312-09261-X. 
  44. ^ Donaldson, Stephen (1995). "The Bisexual Movement's Beginnings in the 70s: A Personal Retrospective". In Tucker, Naomi. Bisexual Politics: Theories, Queries, & Visions. New York: Harrington Park Press. pp. 31–45. ISBN 1-56023-869-0. 
  45. ^ Huffington Post: Fran Drescher: The Time for Equal Rights for LGBT Americans Is Now!
  46. ^ Eaklor, Vicki L. (2004). "Endean, Steve". glbtq: An Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Culture. http://www.glbtq.com/social-sciences/endean_s.html. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 
  47. ^ 25 Years of Political Influence: The Records of the Human Rights Campaign
  48. ^ Bell, Debra (March 27, 2009). "10 Things You Didn't Know About Barney Frank". U.S. News & World Report. http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/politics/2009/03/27/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-barney-frank.html. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 
  49. ^ FRANK: Barney – Biographical Information
  50. ^ Lady Gaga
  51. ^ Svetvilas, Chuleenan (January 2010). "Challenging Prop. 8: The Hidden Story". California Lawyer. http://www.callawyer.com/clstory.cfm?pubdt=NaN&eid=906575&evid=1. Retrieved 5 March 2012. 
  52. ^ Nagourney, Adam; Brooks Barnes; Ian Lovett Contributed Reporting From Los Angeles, Kitty Bennett From St. Petersburg, Fla. (24 March 2012). "Evolving Donor Network in Gay Marriage Drive". The New York Times: p. 1. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/24/us/gay-marriage-effort-is-attracting-a-novel-group-of-donors.html. Retrieved 6 April 2012. 
  53. ^ Peacock, Leslie Newell (10 December 2009). "From Wal-Mart to the White House". Arkansas Times. http://www.arktimes.com/arkansas/from-wal-mart-to-the-white-house/Content?oid=947238. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  54. ^ "APNewsBreak: Top gay rights group taps new leader". CBS News. 2 March 2012. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-501363_162-57389408/apnewsbreak-top-gay-rights-group-taps-new-leader/. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  55. ^ James Gruber, last original Mattachine member, dies
  56. ^ http://www.outandequal.org/Allies-At-Work
  57. ^ Academy of American Poets
  58. ^ Samuels, Wilfred D.. "Sample Essays: Essex C. Hemphill". A Gift of Story/Encyclopedia of African-American Literature. http://web.utah.edu/20thcenturyafricanamericanwriters/hemphill.htm. Retrieved 2009-06-10. 
  59. ^ Morrison, Patt (January 10, 2011). "Two gay heroes thwart assassinations – what a difference 35 years make". Los Angeles Times. http://opinion.latimes.com/opinionla/2011/01/two-gay-heroes-thwart-assassinations-what-a-difference-35-years-make.html. Retrieved January 15, 2011. 
  60. ^ Brune, Adrian (23 April 2004). "HRC head becomes highest paid gay rights activist". Washington Blade. http://www.washblade.com/2004/4-23/news/national/HRChead.cfm. Retrieved 2009-06-12. 
  61. ^ Proulx, Marie-Jo (30 March 2005). "Moving Up & Out: Cheryl Jacques and Jennifer Chrisler". Windy City Times. http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/lesbian/news/ARTICLE.php?AID=7780. Retrieved 2009-06-12. 
  62. ^ no byline (19 May 2000). "William Dale Jennings; Pioneering Gay Activist (obituary)". Los Angeles Times. http://articles.latimes.com/2000/may/19/local/me-31714. Retrieved 2009-06-12. 
  63. ^ Rapp, Linda (2006). "Jennings, William Dale". glbtq: An Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Culture. http://www.glbtq.com/literature/jennings_wd.html. Retrieved 2009-06-12. 
  64. ^ Gianoulis, Tina (2006). "Jones, Cleve". glbtq: An Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Culture. http://www.glbtq.com/social-sciences/jones_cleve.html. Retrieved 2009-06-13. 
  65. ^ Dobner, Jennifer (7 June 2009). "Gay rights activist calls for march on Washington". Associated Press. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090607/ap_on_re_us/us_gay_rights_march_3. Retrieved 2009-06-13. 
  66. ^ Susan Donaldson James (April 16, 2010). "Obama Orders Hospitals to Allow Gay Visitation, Medical Rights". ABC News. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/HealthCare/obama-orders-hospitals-gay-partners-rights/story?id=10393478. Retrieved August 24, 2011. 
  67. ^ Cyndi Lauper's gay rights charity non-profit arm is at www.truecolorsfund.org/ (see special message from Cyndi Lauper)
  68. ^ "Gay Utah Democrats group to disband at end of year". The Deseret News (Salt Lake City). 1996-11-05. 
  69. ^ "Salt Lake City group merges gun rights, gay rights". KCPW Radio News (Salt Lake City: Wasatch Public Media). 2009-08-04. http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2009-08-04/salt-lake-city-group-merges-gun-rights-gay-rights. Retrieved 2010-06-01. 
  70. ^ Angelina, Ruth. "Transgender activist seeks acceptance for his community". NewsNetNebraska. April 4, 2011.
  71. ^ Miller, p. 347
  72. ^ "Founder of the International Court System Empress I Jose". International Court System. http://www.impcourt.org/icis/who/founder.html. Retrieved September 23, 2008. 
  73. ^ Rubio-Sheffrey, Esther (29 January 2010). "The Empowering Spirits Foundation: Bridging the gap between the LGBT community and non-LGBT neighbors". San Diego Gay & Lesbian News. http://sdgln.com/2010/01/29/bridging-gap-between-lgbt-community-and-non-lgbt-neighbors. Retrieved 2010-10-02. 
  74. ^ ESF's History
  75. ^ Gill Foundation: Board and Staff: Urvashi Vaid
  76. ^ "Phill Wilson at GLHF". Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame. http://www.glhalloffame.org/index.pl?item=135&todo=view_item. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  77. ^ "Phill Wilson:Founder and Executive Director". The Black AIDS Institute. http://blackaids.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=70&Itemid=76. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 

Further reading