Suit Seeks Records Tied to Ike’s Anti-Gay Order


Paul Thompson said that McDermott’s pro bono lawsuit on behalf of the Mattachine Society, seeking to force government disclosure of a 1953 anti-LGBT order, is “an issue of public importance — how your government treats people who work for it, how your government has historically targeted people based on their LGBT status and destroyed their lives. » Calling it « particularly troubling » if the FBI could block disclosure on national security grounds, Mr. Thompson asserted, « We are serious, and we’re not going to stop until we feel like we have exhausted all possible avenues to obtain these records. » Read the full article.