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Bayard Rustin

National LGBTQ organizations propose stamps honoring LGBTQ trailblazers

National LGBTQ organizations propose stamps honoring LGBTQ trailblazers
The United States' oldest LGBTQ organization, the International Imperial Court System (IICS) of the United States, Canada, and Mexico (founded in 1965); and the oldest LGBTQ civil rights organization, the National LGBTQ Task Force (founded in 1973), have launched a national campaign asking the US Post Office Department to issue stamps honoring LGBTQ icons and trailblazers Bayard Rustin, Marsh

Honoring Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin, the brilliant organizer of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, lived openly as a gay man. He became active in the gay and lesbian rights movement when his companion, Walter Naegle, nudged him to do so in the 1980s.

GLAAD celebrates Black History Month honoring LGBT African Americans

While February was declared Black History Month to recognize the many accomplishments and contributions of African Americans, the lives of black LGBT people are often left out of the picture.