American psychiatrist and lawyer who made a great contribution to gay and trans rights

Across five decades the American psychiatrist and lawyer Richard Green, who has died aged 82, contributed to landmark achievements for gay and trans rights, risking his reputation and career to advance the understanding and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities.

In 1962 the US immigration service had moved to deport a Nicaraguan man, Chester Morales, on account of his homosexuality – despite the fact that he had lived in the US for a decade. Green was his expert witness and the challenge to his deportation was successful – a groundbreaking legal victory.

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