3. Storme DeLarverie, a lesbian and drag king who was clubbed by police during the Stonewall Riots in 1969—and who hit them right back—has passed away at the age of 93. UPDATE: David Carter, author of “Stonewall: The Riots That Sparked the Gay Revolution,” contacted The GA Voice and claims that based on his research, Storme DeLarverie was not the woman in question who played a pivotal role at the Stonewall Riots.
4. “Yeah, he probably was [conflicted about being gay], being from that generation, especially from a small town upstate. I was not aware, much, of it. I wish we had spoken about it much more. My mother didn’t want to talk about things in general, and you’re not interested when you’re a certain age.” Actor Robert De Niro talks about his gay father, the late artist Robert De Niro, Sr.
5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: 25-year-old Ben Hobson, a married father of two, buried his true feelings with alcohol, until he quit drinking, realized he was gay and told his wife and family. This is his coming out video.