List of LGBT rights activists

A list of notable LGBT rights activists who have worked to advance LGBT rights by political change, legal action or publication. Ordered by country, alphabetically.

Argentina[edit]

  • Claudia Castrosín Verdú, her and her partner were the first lesbian couple to form a civil union in Latin America; vice president of FALGBT[1]
  • María Rachid, politician and LGBT rights activist, partner of Claudia Castrosín Verdú[1]
  • Diana Sacayán, board member of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association and a leader of the Antidiscrimination Liberation Movement[2]

Australia[edit]

Austria[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

Belize[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Cameroon[edit]

Canada[edit]

Chile[edit]

China, People's republic of[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Denmark[edit]

  • Axel Axgil, he and his partner were the first same-sex couple in the world to enter a registered partnership
  • Lili Elbe (b. 1882 as Einar Magnus Andreas Wegner), among the first transgender women to correct her gender through surgery. She died from complications, as her uterus transplant got infected in 1931.

Estonia[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Iran[edit]

Israel[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

Japan[edit]

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Lebanon[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Nepal[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Poland[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Sierra Leone[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Somalia[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Taiwan (Republic of China)[edit]

Uganda[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States of America[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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