Saturday, 21 July 2012

The world’s first LGBT activist?

A fascinating - and quite detailed - piece on Karl Heinrich Ulrichs appears on Gay Star News's website today. Referring to him as the world's first LGBT activist, the article describes his work for understanding and acceptance of what he referred to as 'urnings' (see link below for a definition) in the mid-19th century.

The full article is here:

More information on Ulrichs:

More information on 'urnings':

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