Rediscover Amazing AnaheimOctober 21, 2023
From “The Tyee,” January 21, 2016
Trailblazer Murray Corren recounts battles for adoptive, marriage and education rights.
When I knocked on the floor-to-ceiling door of Murray Corren’s Fairview condo, “The Dames” were first to greet me.
Two small white terriers, Maggie and Judi — after British dames and actresses Maggie Smith and Judi Dench — are Corren’s sole companions at home. They’re a good match for a man whose short stature, greying hair and kindly smile can hide his scrappy nature and seemingly endless energy to fight for queer rights, no matter how many hurdles in his way. A real dog with a bone.
For those of you who are like me — too young, too East Coast, too hetero — you might be forgiven for not knowing who Murray Corren is. In fact, even those who know the 70-year-old activist’s name might not recognize him as it’s been years since the news spotlight shone brightly in his direction. CLICK HERE for the full article. #PersonalStories