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Jack Nichols

Jack Nichols is a pioneer of the American gay and lesbian civil rights movement whose biography appears in Dr. Vern Bullough's new history. Before Stonewall: Activists for Gay and Lesbian Rights in Historical Context (Haworth) among "movers and shakers on the national scene." Nichols co-founded the Mattachine Societies of Washington, D.C. (1961) and Florida (1965), and he organized the first protest demonstration at the White House on April 17, 1965. He was the first gay activist to insist to...See more