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Mike McConnell

Mike McConnell was a gay rights activist from Minnesota who advocated for gay marriage rights after being fired from his job as a university librarian for being gay. He and his partner Jack Baker are cited as the first same sex couple to be legally married in the United States in August of 1971.

Names Michael McConnell (Main)
BE [n72.21] James Michael McConnell (altName)

BE [http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/17/us/the-same-sex-couple-who-got-a-marriage-license-in-1971.html?_r=0(http://goo.gl/dxifSV)]

Related Pages https://lglc.ca/person/MMCC/
Birth Date 1942
Birth Place https://lglc.ca/place/[OK]/
Identities Homosexual
BG [n72.21] Christian - Methodist
YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD

L [http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23159390(http://goo.gl/HtBwWP)]

American
BG [n72.21]
Occupations Librarian - 1972/01/28

https://lglc.ca/event/n72.21

Associated People https://lglc.ca/person/JBAK/
(Partners)
Personal
Romantic
notAfter(1967)

Erik Eckholm, “The Same-Sex Couple Who Got a Marriage License in 1971,” New York Times, 16 May 2015, https://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/17/us/the-same-sex-couple-who-got-a-marriage-license-in-1971.html

https://lglc.ca/person/JBAK/
(Partners)
Personal
Romantic
notAfter(1967)

BCDF [Erik Eckholm, “The Same-Sex Couple Who Got a Marriage License in 1971,” New York Times, 16 May 2015, https://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/17/us/the-same-sex-couple-who-got-a-marriage-license-in-1971.html]