He was among the first openly gay people to be on the Forbes list of America's richest people. He is the founder and co-chair of the Gill Foundation , a private Denver-based philanthropic organization supporting efforts to secure nationwide civil rights for LGBTQ Americans. Gill is also the founder of the pioneering page layout software company Quark, Inc. Following the sale of his stake in Quark, Inc. Tim Gill was born in Hobart, Indiana , and moved to Colorado with his family when he was in third grade. He is widely credited as a visionary strategist and mega-donor who has made significant contributions to virtually every major LGBTQ rights victory in the United States, from the Goodridge v.
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The catch? The town had to display a plaque acknowledging the money came from the Gay and Lesbian Fund of Colorado. From marriage equality to anti-discrimination laws, Gill has had a hand in swaying public opinion, shaping policy and shifting LGBTQ advocacy from a grassroots volunteer movement to a professional field. At 65, Gill still has boundless energy. During the winter, his tall, lanky frame can be seen hurtling down ski slopes on his snowboard. Left to his own devices, he would work 11 hours days every day at Josh.
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When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriages, America generally, and the gay community specifically, celebrated. Same-sex marriages, and the gay and lesbian movement is more mainstream than ever. While the national discussion has been brought to the forefront, at the state level, conversations continue.
A timeline of notable lesbian magazines, periodicals , newsletters , and journals in the United States organized by the initial publication date and then title. For a global list, see the list of lesbian periodicals. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia list article.