Colman Domingo is set to play gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin in the Netflix series Rustin all the way back in October 2021, but today we get got our first look at the (Emmy nominated) Euphoria actor in character, and he looks amazing.For those unfamiliar with Rustin, the series will tell the story of the civil rights mastermind behind 1963’s March On Washington.

If his name isn’t automatically ringing any bells, it’s probably because he was largely erased from history for being an out gay man in the 1960s.

He endured prejudice, beatings, and arrests over the course of his life, due in part to his sexuality. Despite that, Rustin remains an incredibly influential figure in the civil rights movement and was a close advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr.He dedicated his life to social justice, later in life turning his efforts toward the LGBTQ+ struggle, highlighting its intersection with the civil rights movement.