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Obit…John Burnside

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

John Burnside dies at 91; gay rights activist, teleidoscope inventor



John Burnside, right, with his partner Harry Hay


By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
September 18, 2008


John Burnside, the inventor of a kaleidoscope-like device called the teleidoscope and an early gay movement activist who was the longtime partner of the late gay rights pioneer Harry Hay, has died. He was 91.   (click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)