The secret gay history of the modern internet

David Bohnett was born 13 years before the Stonewall Revolution, which kicked off the modern day gay civil rights movement in 1969 – and his early life tragically mirrored the struggle. His first lover took his own life because he couldn’t reconcile his religion and his sexuality; he was in the closet with his family until 1983; his life partner died of AIDs in 1993; and he had to wait another 22 years before same-sex marriage was legalized across the United States. 

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