First march on Washington for queer rights, 1979.
Philadelphia activist Arnold Jackson.
Joey Hateley and Hugo Vera. They were married in Ecuador on Friday. Hateley is transgender (FTM), which means this is Ecuador’s first transgender marriage. Equal marriage is constitutionally banned in Ecuador. The country has civil unions.
Article from a 1969 newspaper. The two men in the photo were fired after this was published.
Stonewall riots, New York, 1969. Aka “the birth of the queer rights movement.”
American blues singer Ma Rainey.
’80s pop star Steve Strange, lead singer for Visage.
Cuban playwright, poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas.
Roberta Cowell (MTF), the first person in the U.K. to have sex reassignment surgery.
Dykes on Bikes parade, San Francisco, 1980s??