Welsh singer and actor Ivor Novello (real name David Ivor Davies).
I’m a music journalist in my day job. The Ivor Novello Awards honour Britain’s songwriters every year. Did you know they were named after a gay man? Now you do.
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.
Cuban playwright, poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas.
A queer rights activist protesting Moscow mayor Yury Luzhkov’s homophobia (he’s called homosexuality “satanic”) is arrested.
Activists protesting outside the Old Bailey in London, England, 1977.
Walt Whitman and Peter Doyle, 1865.