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Famous Male LGBT rights activists

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List of famous male lgbt rights activists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male lgbt rights activists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being lgbt rights activists. There are thousand of males working as lgbt rights activists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic lgbt rights activists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a lgbt rights activist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list below has a variety of people in it, from Larry Kramer to Manvendra Singh Gohil.

While this isn't a list of all male lgbt rights activists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male lgbt rights activists?" and "Who are the best male lgbt rights activists?"

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    Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr., known professionally as Perez Hilton, is an American blogger, columnist and television personality. His blog, PerezHilton.com, is known for posts covering gossip items about celebrities. He is also known for posting tabloid photographs over which he has added his own ...more

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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Writer, TV Personality
    • Credits: Campfire Stories, TRL, Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild!, Extra, Going Down in La-La Land, + more
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    Ian McKellen
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    Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CH, CBE is an English actor. He is the recipient of six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards and two Critics' Choice Awards. He has also received two Academy Award ...more

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    • Age: age 76
    • Birthplace: England, Burnley
    • Profession: Businessperson, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, X-Men, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, X-Men: The Last Stand, + more
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    Harvey Bernard Milk was an American politician who became the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Politics and gay activism were not his early interests; he was not open about his homosexuality and did not ...more

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    • Age: Died at 48 (1930-1978)
    • Birthplace: Woodmere, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Politician
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    Larry Kramer
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    Larry Kramer is an American playwright, author, public health advocate, and LGBT rights activist. He began his career rewriting scripts while working for Columbia Pictures, which led him to London where he worked with United Artists. There he wrote the screenplay for the 1969 film Women in Love, and ...more

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    • Age: age 80
    • Birthplace: Eastern United States, Fairfield County, New England, Connecticut, United States of America, + more
    • Profession: Novelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author, Essayist, + more
    • Credits: Women in Love, The Normal Heart, Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, Lost Horizon
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    Joël Gustave Nana Ngongang, frequently known as Joel Nana, is a leading African LGBT human rights advocate and HIV/AIDS activist. Nana's career as a human rights advocate has spanned numerous African countries, including Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa, in addition to his native Cameroon. Currently ...more

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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: Cameroon
    • Profession: Journalist
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    Ashok Row Kavi is an Indian journalist and one of India's most prominent LGBT rights activists.more

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    • Age: age 68
    • Birthplace: Mumbai, India
    • Profession: Journalist, Writer
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    Manvendra Singh Gohil
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    Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil belongs to the royal family of the former princely state of Rajpipla in India. His parents attempted but failed to disinherit him after he revealed his homosexuality, and since then his relations with the family have been in question. He is the only known person of royal ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Ajmer, India
    • Credits: Meghdhanushya — The Colour of Life
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    Daniel Choi is an American former infantry officer in the United States Army who served in combat in the Iraq war during 2006-2007. He became an LGBT rights activist following his coming out on The Rachel Maddow Show in March 2009 and publicly challenged America's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, which ...more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Activist, Soldier
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    Bob Mellors

    Bob Mellors was a British gay rights activist. A tiny spark can cause a prairie fire. — Bob Mellors, unveiling a plaque at the London School of Economics for the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Gay Liberation Frontmore

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    • Age: Died at 46 (1950-1996)
    • Profession: Writer
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    Nathan Christoffersen

    Nathan Christoffersen was an American gay rights activist and journalist. Christoffersen was a frequent contributor to the Fresno, California publication GayFresno. He came to national attention after a letter he wrote was posted on the blog of gay rights activist and comedian Margaret Cho. Soon after ...more

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    • Age: Died at 28 (1977-2005)
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    Ron Hanby

    Ron Hanby was director of gay and lesbian sales at Bookazine.more

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