VANGUARD, THE AMERICAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
In 1965, Adrian started the organization Vanguard. Vanguard was possibly the first gay, youth activism group in America. Vanguard organized the “Street Sweep” demonstration where its members cleaned up trash in the dirty streets and was a catalyst for the Compton Cafeteria Riots and the Doggie Diner Sit-In. All three of these events happened three years before Stonewall.
PUBLISHED ONCE IN 1970
First Sin I wonder if the First sin was Looking away pretending I did not Love you Us My eyes look To see to touch to hold to be Us This Is My Map This is my map My way out of here I've taken the clues on how to move and gone Running through circles of sun Running through circles of sun Breathless at dawn though still running Singing pools whisper Aum as we dance on Auras spindle and weave leaving star drenched shivering trails of love forming our world We wander Running through circles of sun Running through circles of Running through circles Running through Running