Born in a village called Középbogárd, studied at Pécs Teacher’s Training College. He obtained a degree in Mathematics and Pedagogy, and later in Social Policy. He worked as a special education teacher and family social worker in a Child Counseling Center in Budapest. In 1995 he was one of the founders of Háttér Society and was the leader of this organization for almost 20 years. He participated in creating and operating Háttér Information and Counseling Hotline, then the first HIV/AIDS prevention programs for the LGBT community in Budapest and the countryside. Later he was the leader of the HIV/AIDS working group at Háttér, as well as the coordinator of the rural community building project. From 2004 to 2012 he was one of the leaders of an AIDS intervention research program conducted together with the Institute for Sociology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Between 1997 and 2008 he was one of the organizers of the LGBT film and Cultural Festival and the Gay Pride Day March (now Budapest Pride). In 2006 he received a Social Work Award from the Minister of Labor and Social Policy for his work in the LGBT community. He received a Háttér Award in 2015. At present he is the leader of Háttér’s adult education program. He is retired and lives in Budapest.
„The reason I didn't make a report because I didn't want to expose myself to the police, where I would be victimized again.”