Sgt. Charles H. Cochrane Jr.
August 5, 1943 – May 5, 2008
This New York Daily News clipping reports how NYPD Sgt. Charles Cochrane came out of the closet in dramatic City Council testimony supporting the city's gay rights bill.
Speech written by Sgt. Cochrane for Christopher Street Liberation Rally on the Great Lawn of Central Park June 1982 (Click to read)