Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Exploring Martin Luther King’s Legacy in New York City

Martin Luther King Jr. is an American icon: one whose name is on street signs and schoolhouses across the country. If we associate him with a specific city, our minds usually jump to places in the south: Montgomery or Selma, Alabama. Perhaps even Washington, D.C., where he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. For once, New York City is not top of mind.

But King’s connections to New York really do run deep. “He participated in this black radical tradition in New York that had been going o…