Thursday, April 7, 2011

Today in Gay History

Harry Hay

(April 7, 1912 – October 24, 2002)

Chief Founder of the Mattachine Society and Radical Faeries.

"We pulled the ugly green frog skin of heterosexual conformity over us, and that's how we got through school with a full set of teeth," Hay once explained. "We know how to live through their eyes. We can always play their games, but are we denying ourselves by doing this? If you're going to carry the skin of conformity over you, you are going to suppress the beautiful prince or princess within you."

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