Journalist and activist Paris Lees leads the Independent on Sunday's annual Pink List.
Before taking on hijackers aboard United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001, Mark Bingham tackled homophobia in the rugby scrum.
From fighting for marriage equality to furthering the education of youth, these are only a few of the people who are furthering social and legal justice for the LGBT community through outstanding leadership of nonprofit organizations.
Online outrage reached a fever pitch in response to a mother who said her two-year-old son was assaulted by a man unhappy that the child was wearing a pink headband. But a police report calls into question the original accusation.
Dr. Martin Luther King's key advisor receives highest civilian honor 25 years after his death.