Dennis is an activist and academic, acknowledged globally for his work. He continues to be actively involved with issues of LGBTIQ+ human rights. As an early participant in Gay Liberation Dennis published the seminal Homosexual Oppression and Liberation in 1971. He has since written a number of publications and is a Professional Fellow at Latrobe University.
Joan is an activist, teacher and Lambda award-winning writer, born in the Bronx and now living in Australia with her partner. In 1972 she helped launch the Gay Academic Union and in 1973, she co-founded the Lesbian Herstory Archives, a rich collection of documents and memorabilia of lesbian history and culture, which holds everything she has written.