Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin was an out African American man who played a key role in the Civil Rights movement of the 60’s and worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr who accepted Bayard’s sexuality even though his inner circle warned against it.



One Comment to Bayard Rustin

  1. DeMon says:

    An amazing role model and civil rights leader. Everyone should be ashamed that he’s not included in history textbooks because he was gay. The hypocrisy of it all is astounding. Teaching civil rights and equality and then omitting someone from those lessons just because of his sexuality.

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