Nicholas F. Benton
Author, 'Extraordinary Hearts: Reclaiming Gay Sensibility's Central Role in the Progress of Civilization'
Nicholas F. Benton (nfbenton.com) was the co-founder of the Berkeley, Calif., Gay Liberation Front in 1970 and brought much of his experiences from those days to his new book, Extraordinary Hearts: Reclaiming Gay Sensibility's Central Role in the Progress of Civilization (Lethe Press 2013), a collection of 100 essays. For the last 23 years he has been the founder, owner and editor of the Washington, D.C.-area weekly Falls Church News-Press (fcnp.com). He was named an "OUTstanding Virginian" by Equality Virginia in 2012.