Top 10 who's who in gay America

Gay culture has been having its time under the klieg lights in Washington, and all around the country, with plenty of accomplishments to be proud of. From homosexuals being allowed to serve openly in the military, to the advancement of marriage rights in some states (losses in others), to President Obama sharing his new and improved, we mean evolved, view on the matter. But all this couldn’t be without people in the community actively living their lives in a way that advocates and fights for equality, and a broader definition of what humans can and should identify as. Check out a list of the top ten Queer activists that are pushing the envelope in this country and making change a reality.

10. Kate Bornstein
Where to begin with this Jewish-American author, playwright, performance artist and–to quote her wiki page–gender theorist? Kate takes to writing and performing, using her body as a subject to address the inadequate gender binary system that activists have been hacking away at. Never one to be boxed in a category, after having gender reassignment surgery, Kate is still attracted to women. If you’re looking for a good read to show how complicated Human identity is, pick up Nearly Roadkill: An Infobahn Erotic Adventure.

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