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19 Powerful Photos From The Early Struggle For LGBT Rights

Transgender rights activist and homelessness advocate Marsha P. Johnson pickets Bellevue Hospital to protest for the fair treatment of street people and gays, New York City, United States, photograph by Diana Davies.

The 1981 Toronto bathhouse riots

On Feb 5, 1981, 30 years ago, more than 150 Toronto police descended on that city’s gay bathhouses, arresting more than 300 innocent men. It was part of a deliberate and organized campaign by government and police to push gay baths and bars out of business, to silence the gay press and to remove gay...Read More »

Robert Robinson Taylor is the first known black graduate of MIT. He graduated in 1892 and went on to become the first professionally-educated, black architect in America and the main architect of the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama.