Frank Kameny at an HRC event in Washington, D.C. Oct. 6, 2006. Photo by Tracy Baim/Windy City Times
Frank Kameny at an HRC event in Washington, D.C. Oct. 6, 2006. Photo by Tracy Baim/Windy City Times
Kameny at the Library of Congress. Photo by Bob Roehr
Kameny at the Library of Congress. Photo by Bob Roehr
The Chicago Gay Crusader May 1974 edition ran a front-page photo of Kameny "streaking" through the Beckman House community center on Halsted Street in Chicago.
The Chicago Gay Crusader May 1974 edition ran a front-page photo of Kameny "streaking" through the Beckman House community center on Halsted Street in Chicago.
Openly gay former U.S. Ambassador James Hormel (second from left) and longtime gay pioneer Kameny, to his left, were among the 40 leaders honored in Philadelphia in 2005. Second from right is Timothy Wu, who was partners with Hormel at the time. The people here are pictured trying to block out the anti-gay protesters. Photo by Tracy Baim
Openly gay former U.S. Ambassador James Hormel (second from left) and longtime gay pioneer Kameny, to his left, were among the 40 leaders honored in Philadelphia in 2005. Second from right is Timothy Wu, who was partners with Hormel at the time. The people here are pictured trying to block out the anti-gay protesters. Photo by Tracy Baim
Frank Kameny was recognized by President Obama during his remarks at the June 29, 2009 LGBT Pride Month reception at the White House. Photo by Pete Souza, courtesy of the White House
Frank Kameny was recognized by President Obama during his remarks at the June 29, 2009 LGBT Pride Month reception at the White House. Photo by Pete Souza, courtesy of the White House
Prominent gay activists and leaders were among those honored in Philadelphia in April-May 2005 in events marking the 40th anniversary of the nation's first organized public demonstrations3in Philadelphia July 4, 1965. Here they are at a dedication for a plaque honoring their 1965-1969 efforts in Philadelphia. From left: Chicagoan William B. Kelley, Ada Bello, Randolfe Wicker, Franklin E. Kameny, Barbara Gittings, Kay Tobin Lahusen (in wheelchair), Carl Engelkey (a local organizer), and Mark Segal (Philadelphia Gay News publisher and event organizer). Photo by Chen Ooi
Prominent gay activists and leaders were among those honored in Philadelphia in April-May 2005 in events marking the 40th anniversary of the nation's first organized public demonstrations3in Philadelphia July 4, 1965. Here they are at a dedication for a plaque honoring their 1965-1969 efforts in Philadelphia. From left: Chicagoan William B. Kelley, Ada Bello, Randolfe Wicker, Franklin E. Kameny, Barbara Gittings, Kay Tobin Lahusen (in wheelchair), Carl Engelkey (a local organizer), and Mark Segal (Philadelphia Gay News publisher and event organizer). Photo by Chen Ooi
Kameny attended the annual One of Chicago banquet in 1974. This picture is from The Chicago Gay Crusader, May 1974 edition. From left: Eldon Murray (Gay Peoples Union of Milwaukee), Jim Gates (chairman of One of Chicago and also owner of Little Jim's bar), and Kameny.
Kameny attended the annual One of Chicago banquet in 1974. This picture is from The Chicago Gay Crusader, May 1974 edition. From left: Eldon Murray (Gay Peoples Union of Milwaukee), Jim Gates (chairman of One of Chicago and also owner of Little Jim's bar), and Kameny.