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1972

1972-01-10French Gay Activist Comes Out

An article titled “The Revolution of Homosexuals” appears in Le Nouvel Observateur, a widely read French weekly news magazine. The author, Guy Hocquenghem, was a student radical of the 1960s, and in the article he came out and described his life as a gay man, something that had not previously happened in the French press.

 

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