I’m not sure what’s different for me this June than prior ones, but for some reason, I feel the need to connect with and learn more about queer heritage and history in the United States than ever before. And while I plan on reading more on our history (I’ll be ordering Making History : The Struggle For Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights: 1945-1990: An Oral History with my next paycheck), I’d also like to one day begin exploring historic landmarks or places of importance in the fight for queer rights. After inquiring with several friends on Facebook, I’ve begun compiling a list of places to visit.
My Modern Metropolis has collected a series of images of awestruck individuals. These individuals are in 18 breathtaking locales all over the planet. Some of my favorites:
While I’d love to stand atop the Isle of Skye and shout “There can be only one!”, I think the place I most want to visit (out of these 6) would be the Skogafoss Waterfall in Iceland.