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The goal of QueerBio.com is to be the definitive online biographical reference source for the international LGBTQ community. Its database lists over 7,500 contemporary and historical figures who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer, and includes artists, sports figures, politicians, entertainers, business leaders, academics, activists, and more. The database is widely international in scope and is an ideal source for research and analysis with full search and sort functionality.

The mission is to inspire, educate, and motivate all generations of LGBTQ individuals and others through a collective knowledge of this international community.

Managing Editors: Mark S. Bonham, Connie Bonello, Gordon Dunbar

Search for a Biography

To search for an individual from the database of over 7,500 biographies, simply type the name in the Search Box located in the top right hand corner of this Home Page and click on GO.

Alternatively, you can view and scroll through the entire list of biographies by viewing the All Biographies section.

To search for LGBTQ individuals with a common characteristic (examples: all Nobel Prize winners, all Writers, all Politicians, all Tony Award winners, all Olympic Gold medal winners, all individuals of a specific nationality) simply type the characteristic in the Search Box located in the top right hand corner of this Home Page and click on GO. Results of your search will be displayed alphabetically by Last Name. A second Search Box will be displayed for you to search within the database of individuals with that common characteristic.

Subscribe to our Weekly Email Biography Newsletter

By subscribing to our weekly email Biography Newsletter you will receive a weekly email containing informative stories about notable international LGBTQ individuals or groups.

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Bonham Centre Awards Gala

Annual Awards established in 2007 to recognize individuals or groups that have made a significant contribution to the advancement and education of human rights issues surrounding sexual education. Click here to find out more about the Bonham Centre Awards, past recipients, and present nominees.

Our goal is to make QueerBio.com the go-to website for global biographical information on LGBTQ identified individuals. To do this requires a serious commitment of people and resources, so we need your help to fund and help this project grow. Click here for more information.

Did You Know?


LGBTQ Health

Psychology, along with Sociology, was one of the first disciplines to study homosexuality. Much of this work has informed society on the behavior and normality of homosexual individuals. Of course, we all know that the removal of homosexuality as an abnormality or disorder of human behavior by the psychiatric profession was a great step forward for LGBTQ human rights. This conclusion was based on extensive factual scientific research that countered popular opinion to the contrary.

Many individuals in the profession who have advanced this knowledge, or are doing so today, were or are themselves LGBTQ. Some are well known to us while others work behind the scenes. These professionals aid the community at large in understanding and coping with aspects as diverse as dealing with HIV/AIDS, transgender, youth and parenting, relationship counseling, suicide, spirituality, and more.

The profession works with LGBTQ individuals who are confronted with mental and social challenges placed on them by an intolerant and unaccepting (or ignorant) society.

To see a list of LGBTQ Psychiatrists and Psychotherapists Click Here

Directory of past 'Did You Know?' Articles See Here

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