legacies

Have You Adopted a Gay American Hero Yet?

No, we’re not talking about Dan Choi or Victor Fehrenbach. We’re talking about Lawrence King, Lateisha Green, and Sean Kennedy. The queer Americans who lost their lives because somebody thought they were less than. Through GayAmericanHeroes.info, anyone can “adopt” one of these heroes and commit to keeping their memories alive. It’s part of the Gay American Heroes Foundation, which is creating the Rainbow Memorial, a “traveling memorial to celebrate the lives of LGBT persons who have been murdered because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.” Above, singer and Eating Out 3 actor Chris Salvatore says he’s keeping Lawrence close to his vest. Who will you choose?