The American historian is an expert on media and politics. He currently lectures at the Columbia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. His first book “Gay Power: An American Revolution” was published in 2006. Along with Larry Flynt, Eisenbach co-wrote the book “One Nation under Sex” about the private lives of America’s presidents.
Bourges is the spokeswoman of the French association “Collectif pour l’enfant” and co-founder of the “La Manif pour tous” movement that organized the demonstrations against the French government’s plans to legalize gay marriage and adoption.
The Polish politician is a member of the Polish delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, where he is a member of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination. Within the Polish Parliament, he is Vice-Chairperson of the Committee of Justice and Human Rights and a member of the Committee of Foreign Affairs. Biedroń was a co-founder and a long-term president of the Campaign Against Homophobia and member of boards of several foundations and associations. In 2014, he was elected mayor of Słupsk.
The Portuguese, anthropologist and professor at the Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE) in Lisbon is a strong advocate of LGTB rights and has published several books on the topic.
In 2003, the Ugandan human rights activist founded the LGTB advocacy group “Freedom and Roam Uganda”. In 2010, Nabagesera opened the only Ugandan bar for LGBT people. She has been awarded numerous times for her courageous activism.
The British writer and journalist founded the LGBT rights organization "Kaleidoscope Trust” in 2011. Price worked as a journalist for the BBC from 1981 to 1998 and served as special adviser to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Promoting equality for gays is not only morally right and necessary – it is also good for business.
The debate about gay rights stretches far beyond marriage and adoption – it is a debate about freedom and human self-determination. Politicians should look at the economy to learn how to benefit from diversity.
Sexual discrimination burdens both the oppressor and the oppressed. Even George W. Bush knew that.