equalityforum Evan Wolfson
Marriage Equality Advocate
b. February 4, 1957
“I’m not in this just to change the law. It’s about changing society.” – Evan Wolfson
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equalityforum Edie Windsor
Marriage Equality Hero
b. June 20, 1929
“I trust the Constitution. Sometimes there’s a mistake but mostly we move forward. I think justice will prevail.” – Edie Windsor
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equalityforum Tim’m T. West
Performer
b. July 6, 1972
“There are aspects of ourselves that we are encouraged never to reveal, but I’m not a unicorn.” – Tim’m T. West
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equalityforum Bill Tilden is considered one of the greatest men’s tennis champions in history. He was the first American to win Wimbledon.
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equalityforum Tom Stoddard was a lawyer who fought for LGBT rights in the U.S. and served as an early executive director of Lambda Legal.
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equalityforum Dusty Springfield
Singer
b. April 16, 1939
d. March 2, 1999
“My sexuality has never been a problem to me, but I think it has been for other people.” – Dusty Springfield
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equalityforum Dusty Springfield was one of the most successful female British pop singers in history, with top-20 singles in the U.S. and Europe.
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equalityforum Barbra Siperstein
Transgender Advocate
b. 1942
“If gays and lesbians are second-class citizens, what was I as a single transgender person?” – Barbra Siperstein
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equalityforum Michael Sam was the first openly gay football player drafted by the NFL.
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equalityforum Sahaykwisa was a Mohave Indian shaman and gender-nonconforming lesbian, or hwame (a female who choses to live as a male).
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equalityforum Robin Roberts is an award-winning broadcast journalist, the co-anchor of “Good Morning America,” and an advocate for cancer research.
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equalityforum Frances Perkins was the first woman appointed to the U.S. cabinet, serving as U.S. secretary of labor under Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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equalityforum Dr. Antonia Pantoja was an educator and activist dedicated to the improvement of Latino communities through education.
b. September 13, 1922
d. May 24, 2002
“Somehow I learned that I belonged with my people and that I had a responsibility to contribute to them.” – Antonia Pantoja
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equalityforum Elaine Noble was the first openly gay candidate elected to a state office, serving in the Massachusetts House for two terms.
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equalityforum Jack Nichols cofounded the Mattachine Society of Washington, D.C., the the first gay rights organization in the nation’s capital. Gay Pioneer#lgbthistorymonth b. March 16, 1938
d. May 2, 2005
“Every person I work with knows something better than me. My job is to listen long enough to find it and use it.” – Jack Nichols
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equalityforum Frank Mugisha
Ugandan Activist
b. June 17, 1979
“I am a gay man. I am also Ugandan. There is nothing un-African about me.” –Frank Mugisha
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equalityforum Dr. Frank Mugisha is one of the most outspoken advocates for LGBT rights in Uganda, where being gay is a criminal offense.
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equalityforum Edna St. Vincent Millay
Poet
b. February 22, 1892
d. October 19, 1950
“I am glad I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay
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equalityforum Edna St. Vincent Millay was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet known for her feminism and social activism.
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equalityforum Jackie “Moms” Mabley was one of the first, most successful female comedians and the first to incorporate lesbian routines into her act.
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