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0 comments | Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Photos: Dyana Bagby @thegavoice

Black LGBT's all across the country yesterday celebrated the birthday and legacy of civil rights icon Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
LGBT Atlantan's also took the time to reflect on the contributions of gay and lesbian unsung heroes Bayard Rustin and Audre Lorde at the annual Rustin/Lorde breakfast with an estimated 200 people in attendance. Here's a few snapshots of the brilliant and diverse group of people who participated in the celebration.

Activist Micael Brewer and friend

Co-organizer Darlene Hudson (2nd from left) and State Rep. Simone Bell (far right) with friends

Lonnell Willams of 3LWTV (L) and Darian Aaron

Activist and Co-Organizer Craig Washington greeting attendees

Watch video from the breakfast HERE.

Photos: No More Down Low TV

This was the third consecutive year that the Barbara Jordan/ Bayard Rustin Coalition, The Here to Stay Coalition, Black Lesbians United, In the Meantime Men’s Group, At the Beach Los Angeles Black Pride, and over 50 same gender-loving/LGBT activists marched down Crenshaw and King Blvd. to promote acceptance, visibility, dialogue and community-building as a strategy to fight homophobia and promote more awareness of Black LGBT issues within the Black community.

Watch footage from the parade HERE.


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