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.
Walter Naegle remembers the legacy of his late partner, the civil rights leader Bayard Rustin.
Check out photographs of the black gay civil rights leader throughout his lifetime.
This 1987 essay by Bayard Rustin reveals a personal account of MLK's feelings toward gay people.
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.
The gay pioneers were among 16 honorees awarded the highest civilian honor at the White House Wednesday.