Thor, who I think is the best LJ read out there, took the time and effort to represent to us a historical piece on the gay activist struggle originally featured in LIFE Magazine back in 1971. It is the most spellbinding piece I have read in ages.
Do yourself a favor and go read. Here.
After you're done with that, go to change.gov and read President-Elect Obama's recently posted Civil Rights Agenda. There are some amazing things to be found, and if he succeeds, I might actually for once be proud of the country I live in. Read it here.