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Bayard Rustin

The civil rights icon was sullied by a homophobic "morals charge" at the height of his career.

February 05 2020 2:51 PM

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

January 21 2019 9:25 AM

Bayard Rustin helped Martin Luther King Jr. achieve his vision of a more equitable society, even after King was assassinated 50 years ago.

5:01 AM

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