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DID YOU KNOW?

LGBTQ FOLK MUSIC SINGERS

LGBTQ Folk Singers

Folk music has a long history associated with it and generally refers to a story-telling style that remits a certain local history or personal story.

LGBTQ folk music tends to convey stories that reflect social struggles of the community or relates stories unique to the LGBTQ community itself. Folk artists have long championed the quest for civil rights.

We have identified a large number of LGBTQ folk singers. They come from countries as diverse as Brazil, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Cuba, and China. Several are Grammy Award winners from the U.S. or have received local awards and honours. To see the complete list, CLICK HERE

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

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CHAMPIONS: BIOGRAPHIES OF GLOBAL LGBTQ PIONEERS

Available in 2015 Weekly Diary and Notebook format

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Champions: Biographies of Global LGBTQ Pioneers reveals a group of select global Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) individuals who have made remarkable, and often brave, firsts in their professions.

Artists, writers, politicians, lawyers, sports figures, activists, and religious figures from around the world who have helped shape the history of the global LGBTQ community are included. Too often hidden from view or simply unknown, their biographies make for compelling reading and research.

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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 9,000 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 9,000 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.