Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. Recent scholarship has called for better acknowledgement of the roles that drag performers, people of color, bisexuals and transgender patrons played in the Stonewall Riots. The first part of the 21st century saw new emphasis on transgender activism and the increasing usage of terminology that questioned binary gender identification. We have to put the singing star down as a maybe. From reformed wild girls Angelina Jolie who once dated Jenny Shimzu and Drew Barrymore, to now-with-guys stars like Megan Fox and Miley Cyrus - we take a look at some of the famous female faces who have happily batted for both teams.
Girl power: 19 famous bisexual and gay females
But even more interesting, after the marriage broke down, Zoe said she was bisexual, and stated that she might end up with a lady if she wanted to. There was a whole lot of coming out going on as Ireland prepared for its vote on marriage equality. A lifelong LGBT activist and agitator for equal rights, Australian-born Peter Tatchell twice tried a citizen's arrest on Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and was beaten up for his efforts. Other important homophile organizations on the West Coast included One, Inc. Enormous marches on Washington drew as many as one million gay rights supporters in and again in Dickson quit as a London school teacher in to set up Diversity Role Models, challenging homophobia by taking positive gay role models into schools. But I am single at the moment.
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But before that, he was openly gay, then openly bisexual and so on. In , the Audre Lorde Award was launched to honour works of lesbian poetry. Audre Lorde described herself as a 'black lesbian mother warrior poet'. Both are terrible misconceptions. Nonetheless, Jorgensen used her fame to encourage increased trans visibility, and to push medical professionals into discussions about gender, sex, and sexuality. Few LGBT adults said their sexual orientation had ruined their relationship with their parent although most agreed telling a parent was difficult.
Euripides BCE , Greece playwright. She has two children from a previous marriage, but is now married to her female partner. Housman, Great Britain poet. Simple, he wanted to respect his wife. Want more HuffPost Live? In the Pew survey, 30 percent of respondents said they have been physically attacked or threatened.