Gay sports figure, others honored by queen
Aslie Pitter, a founder of Britain's first gay soccer team, Stonewall FC, was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire in Queen Elizabeth II's New Year Honours, for his voluntary service.
Toni Montinaro received an MBE "for services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People in Derbyshire."
Veteran lesbian activist Lisa Power was awarded an MBE "for services to sexual health and to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community."
And social worker Barbara Ross received an MBE "for services to Gender Dysphoria."