Important People



John Stemberger
- Chairman of the Orlando based Florida4Marriage

Robin Bodiford
- Gay rights activist

Michael Albetta
- President of the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Democratic Caucus

Henry Hay, Bob Hull, and Chuck Rowland
- Together these three men created the Mattachine Society, which provided aid and comfort to
gay men and lesbians and to educate the public on gay issues

Matt Foreman
- Gay rights activist for 18 years as the head of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Elaine Nobel
- The first openly gay person elected to a state legislature

Harvey Milk
- The first openly gay supervisor.

Kelly Jo Cookson
- Was a former high school girls softball coach and believes that she was not rehired because of her sexual orientation


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