LGBT Heroes

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Míriam Martinho

Míriam Martinho was born in 1954 and is one of Brazil’s pioneering feminists and a leading figure in…


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Yinhe Li

Image: Queer Comerades on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORjeNGN12BE) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons Yinhe was born in 1952 and…


Jack Monroe

‘It was only three years ago that Jack Monroe burst into the public consciousness. She was 24, a…


from Holding On: Dreamer's, Visionaries, Eccentrics and other American Heroes
from Holding On: Dreamer's, Visionaries, Eccentrics and other American Heroes

Sylvia Rae Rivera

With her close friend Marsha P. Johnson, Rivera co-founded the Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR), a group dedicated…


Mariah Lopez

Mariah is the executive director for STARR (Strategic Trans Alliance for Radical Reform), a transgender rights advocacy group that…


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Audre Lorde

Image: K. Kendall (originally posted to Flickr as Audre Lorde) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Audre was…


Barbara Burford

Hailing from Jamaica, Barbara moved to England in the 1950s and studied at the University of London. She…


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