Jean O'Leary - Quotes

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Our invisibility is the essence of our oppression. And until we eliminate that invisibility, people are going to be able to perpetuate the lies and myths about gay people. ---->>>

I cannot believe that the American people and the people they elected would use the Constitution to stifle any group's rights. ---->>>

I was appalled and shocked that Bush used the State of the Union to attack same-sex marriages and indicated that he would support a constitutional amendment. ---->>>

I've been a very effective leader in the gay rights movement, though at times I've been controversial. ---->>>

I don't want to make it sound like a hotbed of lesbianism but I did have a number of relationships. ---->>>

If Carter had been there when the AIDS crisis came up, it would have been a whole different story. It could have been treated like a legitimate disease. ---->>>

I think George Bush is one of the most duplicitous presidents we've ever had. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 03-04, 1948
Birthplace: Kingston, New York, U.S.
Die: 06-04, 2005
Occupation: Activist

Jean O'Leary (March 4, 1948 – June 4, 2005) was an American lesbian and gay rights activist. She was the founder of Lesbian Feminist Liberation, one of the first lesbian activist groups in the women's movement, and an early member and co-director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. She co-founded National Coming Out Day (wikipedia)