The director of Selma has been chosen for an opportunity previously afforded no other woman of color in Hollywood: to direct a blockbuster.
Martin Luther King Jr. was never given the opportunity to be an advocate for his LGBT brothers and sisters, writes Rev. Irene Monroe.
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.
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.
Here's a rundown on the man responsible for one of the largest peaceful demonstrations in American history.