There are many activists in the United States and across the globe working to secure rights for the LGBTQ+ community. These activists work towards this common goal in a variety of ways, like overcoming legal hurdles to academic writing as in the case of Urvashi Vaid. Laverne Cox has used her platform as an actress to speak about the realities of being a member of the LGBTQ+ community to bring change. We can also learn from Alexya Salvador, who is a pastor of a church and is using her voice to break through the rigidity of religious institutions in Brazil.

Through the following examples, we can learn how there is no one right way to seek change in society.