Jet Magazine
Homosexual Content

1952 - 1979

LGBT References, though then
they were just "homosexuals" and "lesbians"

Plus, a section on Bayard Rustin

8/7/52

1/1/53

6/18/53

2/25/54

   

4/15/54

   

2/11/60

   

2/16/63

5/2/63

   

6/13/63

   

2/10/66

   

9/8/66 Sir Lady Java

11/16/67 Sir Lady Java

   

11/21/68

   

3/22/73

   

1/3/74

   

1/24/74

   

6/27/74

7/14/77

7/13/78

Little Richard, saved again

8/10/78 Sir Lady Java

   

10/12/78

   

1/4/79

I ended my research at 1979,
but I do have a special section on...

Bayard Rustin

1953 - 1987

   

2/5/53

   

9/12/63

12/31/64

   

2/17/72

   

3/14/74

   

1/22/76

   

10/12/87

10/19/87

While Rustin adopted Walter Naegle, in 1982,
he was really his lover, in times when marriage was not an option

See This Link for Rustin's Music

Also, This Page has many clippings on Gladys Bentley
from Jet from the 1950s