Morris Kight: Humanist, Liberationist, Fantabulist
Biography by Mary Ann Cherry
How did the gay movement, which began as a sedate group of intellectuals, become what is arguably the most dynamic civil rights crusade in America?
How did a deviant and marginalized fraction of society evolve into powerful, effective, and respected leaders?
The short answer: Morris Kight.
A self-aggrandizing, egotistical among powerful egos, Kight’s style of organizing and activism showed the power of the gay community and gay dollars.