26 Famous Gay People Who Fight for Human Rights

Several gay celebrities fight for causes that benefit human rights all over the world. Some famous gay people support causes like The Trevor Project, or It Gets Better, while others focus their energies on various AIDS research organizations. Most LGBT celebrities on this list of famous gay people who fight for human rights support multiple charities.

Who is the most famous gay person who fights for human rights? Ellen Degeneres tops this list. She supports several charities the Elton John AIDS Foundation, as do many others on this list including Neil Patrick Harris.

Many other popular human rights charities supported by gay celebrities include the Human Rights Campaign and the NOH8 Campaign. Some famous gay musicians play at benefit concerts for human rights and comedian Wanda Sykes has performed at human rights events as well.

What are your favorite ways to support human rights? Share your thoughts in the comments section.