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Culture, The Exhibitionist Bayard Rustin's Story Reveals Civil Wrongs in the Civil Rights Movement -- Homophobia

Bayard Rustin's Story Reveals Civil Wrongs in the Civil Rights Movement -- Homophobia

Bayard Rustin was a fervid orator and incisive rhetorician who served as a key figure in the civil rights movement for more than 60 years. He introduced Mahatma Gandhi's principles of nonviolence to American activists, and he organized the 1963…
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Calendar, Night&Day Civil Wrongs Revisited

Civil Wrongs Revisited

Bayard Rustin was a fervid orator and incisive rhetorician who served as a key figure in the civil rights movement for more than 60 years. He introduced Mahatma Gandhi’s principles of nonviolence to American activists, and he organized the 1963…
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Music, Reviewed Deep Dickollective

Deep Dickollective

A few years back, everyone was momentarily crazy for the rap fags. Articles on "homo thugs" popped up everywhere, from the New York Times to my mom's bathroom (in the form of Utne Reader). Oakland-based crew Deep Dickollective (made up…
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Stage Capsules

Civil Sex Brian Freeman's play about activist Bayard Rustin strives to lift from obscurity a man instrumental to the struggle for black civil rights (he co-organized the 1963 March on Washington) whose flamboyance and sexual orientation also made him a…
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Stage

The Sweet Sell of Success Thinking, LTD. By Malachy Walsh. Directed by John Warren. Starring Cameron Galloway, Joseph Rocha, James Cutts, and Eric Schniewind. Presented by Firehead Productions at Venue 9, 252 Ninth St. (at Folsom), through Nov. 22. Call…
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Calendar, Night&Day

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wednesday november 5 The American Gandhi A black, homosexual pacifist during the McCarthy era ... can you say "wrong place, wrong time"?! Bayard Rustin was the American Gandhi: He fought racism, militarism, and nuclear war at a time when all…
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