|Birthname||Morris Lee Kight|
|born on||19 November 1919 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )|
|Place||Comanche, Texas, 31n54, 98w36|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||26°12' 23°02 Asc. 06°39'|
American activist, he was a pioneer in the gay rights movement. In 1969 he and his colleagues established the Gay Liberation Front. Two years later, 1971, he opened the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center in Los Angeles. He served on the Los Angeles County Human Rights Commission for 20 years, retiring in 2002. During his lifetime he amassed a fine collection of gay history and art.
He died January 19, 2003 at a Los Angeles hospice.
- Work : Begin Major Project 1969 (Gay Liberation Front)
- Work : Start Business 1971 (Non-profit Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center)
- Work : Retired 2002 (From Los Angeles County Human Rights Commission)
Steinbrecher has memo quoting birth certificate in hand; mother said 8:30 am.
Sy Scholfield quotes a different time from the book "Before Stonewall: activists for gay and lesbian rights in Historical Context" by Vern L. Bullough (Harrington Park, 2002), p. 400: "Morris Kight was born November 19, 1919, at 11 pm into a poor farming family in Comanche County in central Texas. Because his parents didn't have the entire fee for Virginia Morris, the midwife brought from town to help birth him, ..."
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
- Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (Pioneer gay liberation/rights activist)