BAYARD & ME

BAYARD & ME

Release Date:

  • January 20, 2017

Rated:

  • US: Not Yet Rated
    CA: Subject to Classification

Synopsis:


In honor of LGBT History Month, Super Deluxe is hosting a special screening of Bayard & Me along with a shorts program curated by director Matt Wolf. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Matt Wolf and Bayard Rustin's partner Walter Naegle. ** Bayard & Me is a short doc about how the openly gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, best known for organizing the March on Washington and advising Martin Luther King Jr., adopted his partner Walter Naegle in the 1980s for legal protections. In this story, Walter remembers Bayard and how they had to work around the system in an era when same-sex marriage was inconceivable. He also reflects on intergenerational gay adoption and its connection to the civil rights movement.


Release Date:

  • January 20, 2017

Rated:

  • -1

Synopsis:


In honor of LGBT History Month, Super Deluxe is hosting a special screening of Bayard & Me along with a shorts program curated by director Matt Wolf. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Matt Wolf and Bayard Rustin's partner Walter Naegle. ** Bayard & Me is a short doc about how the openly gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, best known for organizing the March on Washington and advising Martin Luther King Jr., adopted his partner Walter Naegle in the 1980s for legal protections. In this story, Walter remembers Bayard and how they had to work around the system in an era when same-sex marriage was inconceivable. He also reflects on intergenerational gay adoption and its connection to the civil rights movement.