Bayard Rustin - - Biography - Martin luther king jr homosexual
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Still, Bayard Rustin's legacy as a leading figure in the civil rights movement is little known today, even among many history buffs and within the LGBTQ community. Rustin was the target of homophobic attacks, and as he discusses in the interview, he was sidelined by other black. Authors: Long, Michael G., Tutu, Desmond. Martin Luther King, Jr., was not an advocate of homosexual rights, nor was he an enemy; however both sides of the debate have used his words in their arguments, including his widow, in support of gay rights, and his daughter, in rejection.