November 12th People

November 12th

11-12-1982 Anne Hathaway – Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. She is a straight ally for the LGBT community. Hathaway is an anne-hathawayAmerican actress, singer, and producer. She won an Oscar in 2013 for her role as Fantine in Les Miserables. Her relationship with the Catholic Church changed at the age of 15, after learning her older brother was gay. She stated: “I realized my older brother was gay, and I couldn’t support a religion that didn’t support my brother.”

 

11-12-1963 Michael Rogers – Born in Suffern, New York. He is an American fundraiser, blogger, and gay rights activist in Washington, D.michael-rogersC. He is best known for outing closeted gay politicians who actively oppose equality for LGBT Americans. The documentary film Outrage (2009), is based on his investigative work and his blog. He also forced the Subway food chain, the world’s largest food service corporation, to add both sexual orientation and gender identity to the company’s non-discrimination policies.

 

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