OUTstanding Virginians 2009

Tony Segura and Marsh Harris Segura

Tony was the founder of the Mattachine Society and Marsh was a prolific author of gay pulp fiction

Segura helped found the Mattachine Society in New York before attempting to do the same in Richmond.  He was also heavily involved in the early years of gay organizations in Richmond during the 1970s and a writer for the Richmond Pride.  Harris was a prolific author of gay pulp fiction. The two of them were an “out” couple in Richmond in the early 1960s. Both died in the early 1990s.