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Bayard & Me (2017)  

Documentary | 16 minutes | English
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Bayard Rustin was the organizer of the March on Washington and one of the leaders of the civil rights movement. In the 1980s Bayard adopted his younger boyfriend Walter Naegle to obtain the legal protections of marriage. In this intimate love story, Walter remembers Bayard and a time when gay marriage was inconceivable. He reflects on the little known phenomena of intergenerational gay adoption and its connection to the civil rights movement.

 

  • Type: Short Film
  • Category: African American
  • Release Date: January 20, 2017
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Runtime: 16 minutes
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • IMDB ID: tt6311936
  • Directed By: Matt Wolf

Queer Factor ™

Overview

Bayard Rustin was the organizer of the March on Washington and one of the leaders of the civil rights movement. In the 1980s Bayard adopted his younger boyfriend Walter Naegle to obtain the legal protections of marriage. In this intimate love story, Walter remembers Bayard and a time when gay marriage was inconceivable. He reflects on the little known phenomena of intergenerational gay adoption and its connection to the civil rights movement.

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