Civil rights pioneer Bayard Rustin, mentor to Martin Luther King Jr., came out to fight homophobia

In the battle against racism and homophobia, Bayard Rustin — the openly gay, trailblazing civil rights leader who mentored Martin Luther King, Jr. — refused to sit at the back of the bus. Despite his amazing leadership and organizing skills — Rustin was the architectural genius of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and … Continue reading Civil rights pioneer Bayard Rustin, mentor to Martin Luther King Jr., came out to fight homophobia