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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?"
Perez Hilton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous 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,, 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: 39

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Miami

Profession: Actor, Writer, TV Personality

Credits: Bettie Page Reveals All, Perez Hilton Superfan, Little Armenia: In Search of Kim Kardashian, Miss Universe 2015

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#11 on Celebrities Who Just Seem Crazy to You

#13 on The Most Immature Adult Celebs

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Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male LGBT rights activists
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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: 77

Birthplace: Burnley, United Kingdom

Profession: Businessperson, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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#19 on The Best Actors Working Today

#13 on The Best Actors to Start Their Careers on Soaps

#74 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#4 on The Best English Actors of All Time

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Harvey Milk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male LGBT rights activists
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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, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America United States, + more

Profession: Businessperson, Politician

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#49 on The Best Oscar-Winning Actor Performances, Ranked

#79 on The Very Best Oscar Winning Performances

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Larry Kramer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male LGBT rights activists
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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: 81

Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America

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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#86 on The Best Gay Authors

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Joel Gustave Nana Ngongang is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male LGBT rights activists
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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. ...more

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Age: 33

Birthplace: Cameroon

Profession: Journalist

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Ashok Row Kavi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male LGBT rights activists
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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: 68

Birthplace: Maharashtra, Eurasia, India, Mumbai

Profession: Journalist, Writer

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Manvendra Singh Gohil is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male LGBT rights activists
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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: 50

Birthplace: Ajmer, India

Credits: Meghdhanushya — The Colour of Life

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Daniel Choi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male LGBT rights activists
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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: 36

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Profession: Activist, Soldier

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