Bayard Rustin

More than 50 years after Bayard Rustin and others picked up the equality mantle, we continue to stand on their shoulders, writes the author of a new book on queer activism.

September 05 2015 4:15 AM

Walter Naegle remembers the legacy of his late partner, the civil rights leader Bayard Rustin.

January 19 2015 10:00 AM

Check out photographs of the black gay civil rights leader throughout his lifetime.

January 19 2015 8:00 AM

This 1987 essay by Bayard Rustin reveals a personal account of MLK's feelings toward gay people.

January 19 2015 5:00 AM

Read this exclusive 1986 interview between Bayard Rustin and Joseph Beam about gay rights, which is now available in the republished book Time on Two Crosses: The Collected Writings of Bayard Rustin.

January 01 2015 7:00 AM

The gay pioneers were among 16 honorees awarded the highest civilian honor at the White House Wednesday.

November 21 2013 11:17 AM