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Bayard Rustin 100th Birthday

Donnie McClurkin Not Being Truthful About Anti-Gay Comments (VIDEO)

Alvin McEwen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alvin McEwen

Gay men are not the products of child molestation. It's an ugly thing to imply otherwise, and for McClurkin to now claim that he has not spoken derogatorily about gay people when there is hard evidence to the contrary is highly dishonest. One could even say he is lying.

Bayard Rustin: One Of The Tallest Trees In Our Forest

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

This month LGBTQ communities are celebrating Bayard Rustin's 100th birthday anniversary. For LGBTQ African Americans, Rustin is the only open gay hero we have, and for many of us, his work and words give us courage to fight homophobia in ourselves and in our communities.

Honoring America's 'Lost Prophet' On His 100th Birthday

John D'Emilio | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John D'Emilio

March 17, 2012: St. Patrick's Day, yes, but also the centennial of Bayard Rustin's birth. Rustin's name does not ring bells for most Americans. Yet the impact that this life-long agitator for justice had on America was profound.

Remembering The Legacy Of A Civil Rights Pioneer

Joe Solmonese | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Solmonese

One hundred years ago today, an unsung hero of the civil rights movement was born. Bayard Rustin's contributions to the world far outweighed his credits -- and his 100th birthday is an opportunity to appreciate how his lifelong fights for equality live on today.