Boyd, Malcolm (1923 – )
American Episcopal priest and author; active in the Civil Rights Movement as one of the Freedom Riders in 1961.
Book: Gay Priest: An Inner Journey; First Edition Signed, St. Martin Press, 1986.
Boyd reached people with his book of prayers, Are You Running with Me, Jesus? (1965), which became a bestseller. In 2005 it was published in a 40th-anniversary edition. Boyd also was active in the anti-war movement. In 1977 Boyd “”came out””, revealing that he was homosexual and becoming a spokesman for gay rights. In 2013 he served as a poet/writer in residence at St. Paul Cathedral in Los Angeles.