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Storefront window displaying women’s clothing, six mannequins wearing dresses and a suit, women’s dresses hanging on back wall, mirrors, lamps, potted plants and vases of flowers also in the window display. Written on the outside awning: “4145-Fit Rite Shoppe-4145.” c.1930

Harvey C. Jackson Collection.

  • Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library
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Public figures who use their platform to support LGBTQIA


Hayley Kiyoko - Girls Like Girls: “Girls like girls like boys do, nothing new”

Demi Lovato: “These guys have ‘Burn In Hell’ posters. You don’t have to hate because my Jesus loves ALL!”

Brittany Pierce (Glee): “You guys lost, okay? And honestly the rest of us are just going about our business being normal and waiting for you not to be around. And not because you can stop us from getting married but because you’re kinda annoying.”

Taylor Swift - Welcome to New York: “And you can want who you want; boys and boys and girls and girls”

Kurt Hummel (Glee): “You can’t punch the gay out of me any more than I can punch the ignoramus out of you.”

Miley Cyrus: “Imagine finding someone you love more than anything in the world, who you would risk your life for but couldn’t marry.”

Callie Torres (Grey’s Anatomy): “You can’t pray away the gay!”

Halsey - New Americana: “But he could never love somebody’s daughter; So he vowed to be his husband at the alter”

Shane Harvey (Faking It): “That’s Noah, he’s a guy. And do you know how I know that? Because I’m super fucking gay, and I couldn’t be more gay for your brother.”

Ariana Grande: “Make some noise if you think the four Supreme Court justices who voted against gay marriage should get their heads out of their fucking asses and join the goddamn celebration.”

Two unidentified African American children posing in front of brick and wisteria backdrop. Little boy standing next to little girl who is sitting on a stool.

  • Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library

How did this kid know to dress up as Harry Potter back in 1921? Magic!

Two boys dressed in costumes, one in a long dark robe, ruffled collar and conical hat holding a leash connected to the other boy who is squatting, dressed like a goose. Paper cutouts of kids playing are on the chalkboard. Room has wooden floor and door in the back. Handwritten on front: “Bishop School, May, 1921.” Stamped on back: “Harvey C. Jackson, Photographer, Cherry 6054-M, 2614 Beaubien St. Detroit, Mich.”

  • Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library
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“When their enemies were at the gates, the Romans would suspend democracy and appoint one man to protect the city. It wasn’t considered an honor, it was considered a public service.”

Harvey, the last man who they appointed the Republic was named Caesar and he never gave up his power.

“Okay, fine. you either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.”

The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005-2012, Christopher Nolan)

“There’s a past-seeking present to the music of Georgia that I’ve always been drawn to. It’s not nostalgic, it’s just another way into the past.” 

Your Tumblr host, Lars Gotrich, was on @gpbnews‘ On Second Thought, talking about two quintessential Georgia songs: “Once Upon A Time (A Children’s Tale” by jazz saxophonist Marion Brown and “Crush Them All” by Athens metal band Harvey Milk. 

Because I can’t help myself, I also made a 45-track Georgia Playlist

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