The Stonewall Riots Didn’t Start the Gay Rights Movement JSTOR Daily


Stonewall and Its Influence On the Gay Freedom Activity

In the summer of 1969, as component of Mayor John Lindsey’s suppression on gay bars, New York City police detectives conducted a routine raid on Stonewall Inn.american gay rights activists The terrible reaction of Stonewall Inn’s patrons, in addition to succeeding troubles as well as protests, noted a shift in LGBT activism that rippled with the decades following and impacted the gay civil liberties and gay liberation motions in the USA.

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