A son of German Jewish refugees, Rick Landman began to come out in 1965 at the age of twelve. In 1970, Landman started the “Gay Liberation Front” at his college and was an organizer for the First March on Albany for Gay Rights (1971) and the First March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights (1979). In 1990, he started the International Association of Lesbian and Gay Children of Holocaust Survivors and fought to have the NYC Holocaust Memorial Park inscribe five commemorative markers for the Other Victims of the Nazi era. Landman is an Attorney Emeritus, having taught at both NYU and New York Law School.
Updated October 2016