Sherry Wolf: Lesbian, Activist, Communist & Badass-ist

On Oct. 10, activist and author Sherry Wolf spoke to a pre-National Equality March rally at DC's Busboys. She. Blew. It. Up.

Sherry Wolf at Busboys. 10/10/09
Sherry Wolf at Busboys. 10/10/09 (by Frank J. Rivera)

Opening for Cleve Jones can't be an easy task, but Ms. Wolf howled to the rafters. While she would speak on the steps of the Capitol the following afternoon, it was here – in a small coffee shop – that she outlined the reasons for the march and what the next steps need to be.

Described as a "radical, communist lesbian," Sherry Wolf is no stranger to branding her messages with secular hellfire and brimstone:

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