“The right to have sex without state intrusion must inevitably be confirmed and codified by the Court.” In 2018, the statement isn’t groundbreaking. But the writer, Webster Schott, is 90 years old and he wrote those words in November 1967 for The New York Times. The legendary Stonewall Riots wouldn’t happen until almost two years … Continue reading Stonewall Happened in 1969. Webster Schott, a Straight Ally, Was Writing About Gay Rights Years Before.
A banana cream pie was a part of one of the most iconic moments in the gay liberation movement. Anita Bryant, a chart-topping songstress who used her fame to fight “homosexual militants,” was speaking at a press conference in Des Moines, Iowa in 1977 when an activist, Tom Higgins, threw the pie in her face. … Continue reading Fighting With Fruit: Anita Bryant’s Long-Lasting Legacy