RIP Del Martin

August 28, 2008 at 12:35 am Leave a comment

Dorothy L. (Del) Martin, has passed away at the age of 87. Del, along with her partner of 55 years, Phyllis Lyon, was one of the founders of the modern lesbian movement and a lifelong advocate for personal dignity and civil liberties (go read about her achievements).  She leaves behind a legacy of a stronger, prouder lesbian nation that will never go back into the closet.

We’ve lost a hero.

(Thanks L, for the link)


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