Best remembered for organizing the March on Washington yep, that oneBayard Rustin was an amazing civil rights activist who was gay at a very homophobic time. Originally published on Catalyst. A Personal Retrospective". Qaisar Siddiqui, our Programmes Development Officer, says, 'The mystical poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi has inspired countless devotees, both in spite of and thanks to his iconoclastic approaches to love, sex, and prayer. During their marriage, Kahlo was known to have affairs with men and women, including Josephine Baker and Leon Trotsky. Velvet Park.
He was arrested several times for "open homosexuality" and civil disobedienceand although he noted in"I did not 'come out of the closet' voluntarily--circumstances forced me out," he never quit fighting for freedom and justice for all.
January 5,c. Washington Blade. She was one of the most successful African-American performers in French history and used her platform as an entertainer to advocate for desegregation, refusing to perform in segregated venues and even speaking at the March on Washington. Gay Star News.
Street Transvestite Action Revolutionariesa group focused on providing shelter and support to queer, homeless youth, with Marsha P.