Manfred Bruns

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Manfred Bruns (July 1934 – 22 October 2019) was a German federal attorney and LGBTQ activist. He worked at the Federal Court of Justice of Germany. Until 2016, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Lesbian and Gay Association (LSVD).[1][2] Bruns was born in Linz am Rhein, Germany. He was known for his efforts to push for political activity to fight against AIDS in Germany.

Bruns died in Karlsruhe, Germany on 22 October 2019 of liver failure at the age of 85.[3]

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  1. "Same-Sex Partners Win Legal Status in Germany". New York Times. August 2, 2001.
  2. "Same-sex couples win rights". Workers World. August 9, 2001.
  3. "Trauer um Manfred Bruns". queer.de. October 22, 2019.