‘And Then I Danced: Traveling The Road To LGBT Equality’
By Mark Segal Open Lens, 2015 $16.95 320 pages have today. It wasn’t writing letters or visiting Congress people,” he recalls. “Many of us got arrested, received death threats, were targets of physical violence. It was a rough ride getting to where we are today. It wasn’t, ‘One, two three. We’re there.’ Any socialjustice movement takes a lot of work and a lot of time.”
For Segal, much of that work in the past four decades was focused on getting Philadelphia Gay News off the ground. “And Then I Danced” traces the history of the publication, which celebrates its 40th anniversary next year.
Editor’s Note: After less than a month, “And Then I Danced” is in its second printing. This article has been edited for republishing with permission by Mark Segal.