Tagged: gay activist

HBO Documentary Films Trailer: VITO – The Life of Gay Activist Vito Russo – Video

HBO Documentary Films Trailer: VITO – The Life of Gay Activist Vito Russo – Video

Vito recounts the life of Vito Russo, one of the founding fathers of the gay liberation movement. Playing a pivotal role in the formative years of the GAA (Gay Activists Alliance), GLAAD and ACT...

Video – Russian Orthodox Christians Clash With Moscow Gay Rights Protestors, 40 Arrested

Video – Russian Orthodox Christians Clash With Moscow Gay Rights Protestors, 40 Arrested

In two separate incidents on Sunday over 40 Russian LGBT activists have been arrested protesting for LGBT rights in the extremely homophobic country. Moscow police broke up one protest where gay activists gathered outside...

Newt Gingrich Heckled By Gay Activists In Minnesota….. NICE!

Newt Gingrich Heckled By Gay Activists In Minnesota….. NICE!

Tuesday morning in Bloomington, Minn., gay-rights activists heckled Newt Gingrich and as The Atlantic notes things got a bit “physical” after one heckler was escorted out of the room, another stood up and took...

5 Gay Activists, Including Nikolai Alekseev Arrested Outside Russian Embassy In Paris As They Deliver Petition

5 Gay Activists, Including Nikolai Alekseev Arrested Outside Russian Embassy In Paris As They Deliver Petition

The French-language LGBT Website, Yagg, is reporting that a group of gay activists including Louis-Georges Tin, the founder of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Russian activist Nikolai Alekseev (pictured left); American photo-journalist Chad...

Legendary Playwright and NYC Gay Activist Doric Wilson Dies At Age 72

Legendary Playwright and NYC Gay Activist Doric Wilson Dies At Age 72

Legendary gay playwright and LGBT activist Doric Wilson, (pictured left) an early figure in New York’s Off-Off-Broadway scene died on  May 7, according to friends. He was 72 years old. Wilson was one of...

NYC Gay Rights Activist Alan Bounville Goes On Hunger Strike Demanding Gays Be Added to the Civil Rights Act

NYC Gay Rights Activist Alan Bounville Goes On Hunger Strike Demanding Gays Be Added to the Civil Rights Act

New York City gay activist Alan Bounville who has been trying to  persuade Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to file a bill adding gays and lesbians to the 1964 Civil Rights Act has gone on a hunger...