Did NOM steal an image from the 1963 March on Washington for its bigotry?

By: Thursday January 31, 2013 8:16 am

After the hell lgbts get from some members of the African-American community who accuse them of “highjacking” the Civil Rights Movement, I hope earrings and wigs are snatched off over this one if it turns out to be a fact. The following is a picture of the National Organization for Marriage is using to advertise [...]

Alveda King speaks about her accusation against Bayard Rustin . . . or does she?

By: Wednesday May 30, 2012 7:40 am

Yesterday, I conducted a very short, very interesting (to say the least) interview with Alveda King, Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr’s niece. The interview stemmed from recent accusations she made about her uncle’s gay aide and the architect of the 1963 March on Washington, Bayard Rustin. Ms. King charged in a statement : “The 21st century [...]

Dear Alveda King, your lie about Bayard Rustin will NOT go unanswered!

By: Thursday May 24, 2012 7:37 am

Dear Ms. Alveda King, I have watched your “career” as an “activist” and a “leader” over the years with a mixture of amusement and annoyance. I was amused as to how you were suddenly anointed as a voice for the black community simply because you are Martin Luther King, Jr’s niece. And I was a [...]

Remembering civil rights leader – and out gay black man – Bayard Rustin at 100

By: Friday March 16, 2012 12:00 pm

The struggle for equal rights is sadly, not color-blind. It goes without saying that racial tension in American society didn’t suddenly cease with the election of Barack Obama (though a lot of people wanted that to be so), and it’s no different in the LGBT community. As we fight homophobes who envision “gay” as some [...]

It’s Time For Trans People To Be Out Of The Closet

By: Tuesday February 14, 2012 2:00 am

Yesterday (Monday, February 13, 2012), while taking my daily three-and-three-quarter mile walk, I was at a corner waiting for the walk light to turn green. Three young men in their early twenties were at the same corner, and one of them asked me a question in that way that was clearly meant to make me [...]

NOM’s Brian Brown tried to steal Bayard Rustin’s legacy during recent debate

By: Thursday February 9, 2012 7:51 am

In a recent debate (seen above) on marriage equality, NOM’s Brian Brown got thoroughly thrashed by Freedom to Marry Evan Wolfson. But Brown did something which got my blood boiling. It happened at 6:20 when he was attempting to refute a point Wolfson made regarding on the unfairness of voting on people’s rights. During his [...]

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