Quickie Link [1]: Gay, lesbian group honors controversial Jamestown figure [2]

By : vanrozenheim on Mar 12, 2007 - 07:25 PM
History [3]
(USA) - Records don't show whether Richard Cornish felt like a martyr almost 400 years ago as he stood on a Jamestown gallows with a rope around his neck. But he was adopted as one by the William and Mary Gay and Lesbian Alumni Association. GALA and a number of activists and historians recognize Cornish as the first man prosecuted and executed for homosexuality in the British North American colonies.

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  [1] https://gayrepublic.org/index.php?name=News&catid=5&lead=1
  [2] https://gayrepublic.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=723&lead=1
  [3] https://gayrepublic.org/index.php?name=News&catid=&topic=7&lead=1
  [4] http://content.hamptonroads.com/story.cfm?story=120971&ran=111744