29 Oct '11, 9pm

Gay pioneer dead at 96 | Care2 Causes

Gay pioneer dead at 96 | Care2 Causes

The last half of the world’s first registered gay couple, Axel Axgil, died Saturday morning at age 96. Axel was born Axel Lundahl-Madsen, but he and his partner Eigil Eskildsen adopted the shared surname Axgil. They chose this combination of their given names as an expression of their commitment after they met in the 1940s. They were the first gay couple to enter into a registered partnership anywhere in the world following Denmark’s legalization of same-sex partnership registration in 1989, a landmark legislation which they were instrumental in bringing about. Denmark is expected to move to marriage equality next year. Inspired by the 1948 UN Declaration of Human Rights, together with several friends, they founded F-48 or Forbundet af 1948 (The Association of 1948), Denmark’s first gay rights organization. By 1951, F-48′s membership had grown to 1,339 and there were branc...

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