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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 captions or "doodles". His blog has garnered negative attention for its attitude, its former outing of alleged closeted celebrities and its role in the increasing coverage of celebrities in all forms of media. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Miami

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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 nominations, four BAFTA nominations and five Emmy Award nominations. McKellen's work spans genres ranging from Shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction. His notable film roles include Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies and Magneto in the X-Men films. McKellen was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1979, was knighted in 1991 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 79

Birthplace: Burnley, United Kingdom

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#19 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

#5 on The Greatest British Actors of All Time

#38 on The Best Actors in Film History

#72 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

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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 participate in civic matters until around the age of 40, after his experiences in the counterculture of the 1960s. Milk moved from New York City to settle in San Francisco in 1972 amid a migration of gay men to the Castro District. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 48 (1930-1978)

Birthplace: Woodmere, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, + more

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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 earned an Academy Award nomination for his work. Kramer introduced a controversial and confrontational style in his 1978 novel Faggots. The book earned mixed reviews but emphatic denunciations from elements within the gay community for his one-sided portrayal of shallow, promiscuous gay relationships in the 1970s. Kramer witnessed the spread of the disease later known as Acquired Immune ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 83

Birthplace: Eastern United States, Fairfield County, New England, Connecticut, United States of America, + more

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#80 on The Best Gay Authors

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