Mary Griffith (activist) is confirmed dead at the age of 85.
Mary was best known as a American LGBT rights activist.
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RT @glaad: Mary Griffith, a longtime LGBTQ advocate, died after a lengthy illness last week. She was portrayed by Sigourney We…
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RT @glaad: Mary Griffith, a longtime LGBTQ advocate, died after a lengthy illness last week. She was portrayed by Sigourney We…
RT @glaad: Mary Griffith, a longtime LGBTQ advocate, died after a lengthy illness last week. She was portrayed by Sigourney We…
We’re saddened to learn about the loss of Mary Griffith. Anguished by her son Bobby’s suicide in 1983, Mary made it…
RT @glaad: Mary Griffith, a longtime LGBTQ advocate, died after a lengthy illness last week. She was portrayed by Sigourney We…
Did you ever read #PrayersForBobby or see the movie
RT @glaad: Mary Griffith, a longtime LGBTQ advocate, died after a lengthy illness last week. She was portrayed by Sigourney We…
RT @SamWiseLGBT: RIP Mary Griffith 🏳️‍🌈
RT @SamWiseLGBT: RIP Mary Griffith 🏳️‍🌈
RT @glaad: Mary Griffith, a longtime LGBTQ advocate, died after a lengthy illness last week. She was portrayed by Sigourney We…
RT @glaad: Mary Griffith, a longtime LGBTQ advocate, died after a lengthy illness last week. She was portrayed by Sigourney We…
RT @glaad: Mary Griffith, a longtime LGBTQ advocate, died after a lengthy illness last week. She was portrayed by Sigourney We…
RT @glaad: Mary Griffith, a longtime LGBTQ advocate, died after a lengthy illness last week. She was portrayed by Sigourney We…
RT @glaad: Mary Griffith, a longtime LGBTQ advocate, died after a lengthy illness last week. She was portrayed by Sigourney We…
RT @SamWiseLGBT: RIP Mary Griffith 🏳️‍🌈
Mary Griffith
Born1934
DiedFebruary 7, 2020(2020-02-07) (aged 85–86)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActivist
Mary Griffith (1934 – February 7, 2020) was an American LGBT rights activist whose son, Bobby, committed suicide due to religious intolerance. On December 6, 1995, she testified before the United States Congress.
Griffith's story was adapted into a book written by Leroy F. Aarons and published by HarperCollins in 1995, titled Prayers for Bobby: A Mother's Coming to Terms with the Suicide of Her Gay Son. In 2008, a film, titled Prayers for Bobby, was produced. Mary Griffith was played by Sigourney Weaver.
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