Joining Forces


“Whatever your personal opinions and your insecurities about homosexuality and the various liberation movements among homosexuals and women (and I speak of the homosexuals and women as oppressed groups), we should try to unite with them in a revolutionary fashion.”

That’s Huey Newton, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, in a 1970 speech that focused on gay rights.

Lisa Dusenbery is the former managing editor of The Rumpus. More from this author →