Jim Toy

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Jim Toy
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Born
James W. Toy

(1930-04-29)April 29, 1930
DiedJanuary 1, 2022(2022-01-01) (aged 91)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materDenison University
University of Michigan
OccupationUS lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activist and educator
Known forGay Liberation Front, Lesbian-Gay Male Programs Office at the University of Michigan, Episcopal Diocese of Michigan Commission on Homosexuality

James W. Toy (April 29, 1930 – January 1, 2022) was an American LGBT activist and educator. He was the first openly gay man in Michigan. He was a well known LGBTQ+ rights activist in Michigan. He helped create LGBT offices and resources at the University of Michigan and other buildings/institutions in the state.

Toy died in Ann Arbor, Michigan on January 1, 2022 at the age of 91.[1]

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