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DID YOU KNOW?
TRANSGENDER MILITARY PERSONNEL
Transgender rights and issues are a prominent part of the LGBTQ human rights movement. This is particularly so in military services around the world. Most countries continue to have an outright ban on transgender military personnel. Eighteen nations, including Australia, Canada, Israel, and Great Britain, allow military service by transgender individuals.
An increasing number of transgender military personnel are choosing to open up. According to a Williams Institute 2014 study, an estimated 15,500 transgender individuals currently serve in the U.S. military with 60% being male and 40% female.
We have identified a number of high-profile transgender members of the military from around the world. To see the complete list, CLICK HERE
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CHAMPIONS: BIOGRAPHIES OF GLOBAL LGBTQ PIONEERS
Available in 2015 Weekly Diary and Notebook format
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.
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.
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.