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VIDEO: Meet LGBT History Month icon Ricky Martin

Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDGLN will publish the story in the Causes section.

Ricky Martin is a Grammy Award-winning pop singer. A professional entertainer since childhood, Martin has sold more than 60 million albums.

He was born Dec. 24, 1971 as Enrique Martin Morales in San Juan, Puerto Rico into a Roman Catholic family. His mother is an accountant and his father is a psychologist.

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VIDEO: Meet LGBT History Month icon Dave Kopay

Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDGLN will publish the story in the Causes section.

Dave Kopay made headlines in 1975 when he became the first NFL payer and one of the first professional athletes to come out. His autobiography, now in its fifth printing, was a New York Times best seller.

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VIDEO: Going purple - Hollywood, media observe "Spirit Day"

SAN DIEGO -- If you left home without wearing something purple today, you might want to turn around and change.

Today is "Spirit Day" and millions of people around the globe are expected to don purple apparel as a sign of support for LGBT youth and to speak out against bullying.

The gesture, which was originally organized and promoted last year through social media, has taken off on sites like Facebook and Twitter with thousands of people "colorizing" their profile pictures with purple and posting messages of support for the day.

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VIDEO: Meet LGBT History Month icon Victoria Kolakowski

Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDGLN will publish the story in the Causes section.

Victoria Kolakowski is the first openly transgender person to be elected a trial judge in the United States.

VIDEOS: HRC takes 75,000 signatures to N.J. school board, condemning teacher's anti-gay rant

HRC National Field Director – and former New Jersey resident – Marty Rouse last night delivered the signatures of the over 75,000 HRC members and supporters who want Union Township Superintendent Dr. Patrick Martin and the board to take action following the anti-LGBT outburst of teacher Viki Knox.

Watch some of Rouse’s testimony via the New Jersey Star-Ledger:

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VIDEO: Meet LGBT History Month icon Michael Kirby

Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDGLN will publish the story in the Causes section.

Michael Kirby is a former justice of the High Court of Australia. He is the world’s first openly gay justice of a national supreme court. When he retired, he was Australia’s longest-serving judge.

HRC to deliver petitions to N.J. school board calling for action against anti-gay teacher

WASHINGTON - The Human Rights Campaign is presenting the Union Township School Board with signatures from the over 75,000 HRC members and supporters who have signed a petition calling for immediate action to be taken against teacher Viki Knox following her public outbursts against LGBT Americans.

HRC will deliver the signatures tonight at the Union Township School Board meeting, taking place at 7 pm at Union High School in New Jersey. School officials have said they are investigating Knox.

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VIDEO: Meet LGBT History Month icon David Kato

Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDGLN will publish the story in the Causes section.

David Kato was the founder of Uganda’s LGBT civil rights movement. He was an outspoken advocate for equality in a country with some of the harshest anti-gay laws. His murder brought global attention to the plight of LGBT people in Uganda and Africa.

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VIDEOS: Meet LGBT History Month icons Langston Hughes and Frida Kahlo

Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDGLN will publish the story in the Causes section.

Langston Hughes

A celebrated poet and novelist, Langston Hughes is one of the most significant voices to emerge from the Harlem Renaissance. A major contributor to American literature, his legacy includes 25 published works.

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VIDEO: Meet LGBT History Month icon Daniel Hernandez Jr.

Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDGLN will publish the story in the Causes section.

University of Arizona student and congressional intern Daniel Hernandez Jr. garnered national recognition when he saved the life of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. President Obama acknowledged him for his heroism.

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