LGBT, I love and support everyone
“I think all men have a feminine side, but for most men it’s internalized. Drag queens express their feminine side on the outside, which makes it much more obvious.” - Leland Bobbé
1975, Paris--Angela Davis, American political activist, scholar, and author. Davis emerged as a nationally prominent activist in the 1960s, when she was associated with the Communist Party USA, the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Panther Party.
Freedom Riders, Jackson MS, 1961 "... civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern US in 1961 to challenge the non-enforcement of US from 1946 & 1960 that ruled that segregated public buses were unconstitutional. The Southern states had ignored the rulings & the federal government did nothing to enforce them. The first Freedom Ride left Washington, D.C., on May 4, 1961... "
Freedom Riders in Jackson, Mississippi (1961)
Hattie McDaniel (June 10, 1895 – October 26, 1952) was the first African-American actress to win an Academy Award. She won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939).
1951, somewhere in the Southeast. Maids with their employers' babies. Photo by John Vachon for a Look magazine assignment on "The South" in what could have been a prologue to "The Help."
Gay rights protest, New York, 1971. I need that shirt.
Gay rights protest, New York, 1971.
Axel Axgil (3 April 1915 – 29 October 2011) and Eigil Axgil (24 April 1922 – 22 September 1995) were Danish gay activists and a longtime couple. They were the first gay couple to enter into a registered partnership anywhere in the world following Denmark's legalisation of same-sex partnership registration in 1989, a landmark legislation which they were instrumental in bringing about. They adopted the shared surname, Axgil, a combination of their given names, as an expression of their commitment.