Timeline of #LGBTQ history from Ella’s Blog
she wasn’t like them, so they didn’t like her
to her face they smiled and said ‘nice things’
which she knew were lies
behind her back they laughed
and made dirty-lezzie jokes
because it made them uncomfortable
to think about what they thought she did
it made them feel a bit disgusted
like when you stand too close
she looked like them in superficial ways
wore at times, nicer dresses and had longer hair
the fact that she liked girls wasn’t in their
when it was summer time they had
BBQ’s and invited all the neighborhood kids
wondering if she would be safe around minors or
would do something inappropriate
when they started a mommy running club
she wasn’t invited because she was neither
a mommy or someone they wanted to
bare their secrets with
what would she understand of husbands?
maybe their husbands liked her
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The first generations of modern gay activists were soldiers.
We fought for and still fight for a great and noble cause: the liberation
of all people from the tyranny of ignorance.
I made this video in 2015 with images from two years of Pride
This year I made a new version and added photos from 2017.
Fight for what’s right and decent and celebrate your life.
We are Family:
‘We are Family’ Sister Sledge 1979
Photography (c) Rob Goldstein 2018
His obvious filthy macho
His wandering gaze above the crowd
His arms are long; he rocks his backpack
His legs are lean and smooth
His trench coat barely covers
his shredded jeans–
He stubs out his cigarette
and boards the train.
(c) Rob Goldstein 1975-2015
Written in Grand Central Station in 1975