Facing a range of barriers from homophobia to hate crimes, activists like Harry Hay, Del Martin, Harvey Milk, Audre Lorde, Larry Kramer, and Urvashi Vaid forged acceptance, understanding, and civil rights for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people. Gay Rights Activists examines the contribution of people who fought for the liberation of all sexual orientations.
"Individual chapters on six stars incorporate player quotes, human-interest anecdotes, career highlights, and personal struggles. George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, John Stockton, and Michael Jordan are refreshingly portrayed as human beings and extraordinary athletes. Black-and-white photos accompany a well-documented and highly readable text."
-- School Library Journal, February 2007
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