Harry Hay  1912 - 2002


Harry Hay, a courageous activist in the cause of personal liberation, founded the first lasting gay group in North America, the Mattachine Society, in 1950.  He also founded the Radical Faeries, inspired by ideas and rituals of Native American peoples.
   Recalling his own experiences as a gay boy growing up in California, Hay spoke out on issues of man/boy love.  Read what he had to say:

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