Anita Jane Bryant is a singer, gay rights opponent, and a former beauty queen. She became Miss Oklahoma in 1958 and was a second runner-up in the 1959 Miss America Beauty Pageant at age 19, right after graduating from High School. During her music career, Anita scored four Top 40 hits in the late 1950s and early 1960s, including
"Paper Roses", which reached #5. Today, Anita Bryant does charity work for various
youth organizations while heading Anita Bryant Ministries International.