The late gay rights and marriage equality activist Del Martin » 10/01/08 1:30pm 10/01/08 1:30pm will by SF Mayor Gavin Newsom today at the San Francisco City Hall. Speakers will include the Rev. Cecil Williams, writer Jewell Gomez, and Kate Kendell of the National Center for Lesbian Rights. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was also scheduled to speak but…

"Nothing Was Ever Accomplished By Hiding In A Dark Corner": Remembering…

If ever there was an icon for the union of the personal and the political, it was lesbian activist Del Martin, who died yesterday » 8/28/08 1:20pm 8/28/08 1:20pm at 87. Martin and her partner Phyllis Lyon cofounded the , the first lesbian rights organization in the US, and they also married each other twice, in 2004, and again on June 16 of this…

Del Martin, Lesbian Activist, Dies • A Working Mom's Day Never Ends

Del Martin, a lesbian activist and a founder of the nation's first outspoken lesbian advocacy group — the Daughters of Bilitis — passed away this morning » 8/27/08 5:30pm 8/27/08 5:30pm at the age of 85. Martin was also one of the first same-sex couples to get married in California. More on Ms. Martin tomorrow. • There's a in Australia in which…