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This is a referenced overview list of notable gaylesbian or bisexual people, who have either been open about their sexuality or for which reliable sources exist. Famous persons who are simply rumored to be gay, lesbian or bisexual, are not included in list. The definition of sexual orientation has changed greatly over time and the word "gay" wasn't used to describe sexual orientation until the mid 20th century.
All rights reserved. Roosevelt chaired the drafting committee for the document and is widely considered to be the driving force behind its adoption. Pride is a time for celebration and acceptance.
The interment comes 20 years after Shepard was found beaten and tied to a wooden fence in Laramie, Wyoming. His assailants had pistol whipped him over a dozen times. He'd been there, barely alive in the cold Wyoming October, for almost a full day before he was discovered.
As we celebrate this year's Pride Month throughout the country, many of us are focused on the current issues that face the LGBTQ community, and what we can do moving forward to fix them. After the U. Supreme Court — and the court ruled in favor of gay rights for the first time, making it a major landmark case in LGBTQ history.
The Census Bureau asks Americans about subjects as varied as race, age, annual income and even their source of home heating. But there is one glaring demographic omission: The census does not ask people about their sexual orientation. As a result, there has long been a shroud of uncertainty around the geography of gay and lesbian Americans.
It's a much-needed celebration of the work of LGBT entrepreneurs and gay business leaders, helping to represent the community like never before. The individuals listed are in no particular order, and have not been ranked. Tim Cook has been at the helm of the technology giant, Apple Inc. Prior to becoming CEO, he held the position of Chief Operations Officer at the company, and is credited with giving Apple's inventory and outgoing expenses a much-needed overhaul.
The legal landscape for LGBT people has also shifted, including through a Supreme Court decision two years ago this month that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. Perhaps as a result of this growing acceptance, the number of people who identify as LGBT in surveys is also rising. About 10 million people, or 4.