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[Know Your Bisexual History]: Photos from joint Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR) + Gay Liberation Front (GLF) protest for an end of oppressive treatment of LGBTQ Patients at NYC’s Bellevue Hospital (Fall 1970 credit Richard C. Les Suffragettes, Bellevue Hospital, Stonewall Riots, Stonewall Inn, Stonewall Uprising, Mode Poster, Lgbt History, Trans Rights, Protest Signs

19 Powerful Photos From The Early Struggle For LGBT Rights

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Stonewall riots were spontaneous, violent demonstrations led by two trans-women of color Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, located in Greenwich Village, New York City. Celebrating how hard people fought and how strong they stood and how unwaveringly they spoke - for all of us - is worth celebrating.

Forty-plus years ago the police raided NYC's Stonewall Inn, as they had many other gay bars on many other nights. But on June the patrons fought back. An all-out riot ensued as the gay, lesbian, drag and transgendered community refused to take it anymore. Stonewall Inn, Stonewall Riots, Stonewall Uprising, Vintage Lesbian, Lesbian Love, Carnal, Lgbt History, Lgbt Rights, Equal Rights

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Marsha P. Johnson was a leader of the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Here are Polaroids of her taken by Andy Warhol to show remembrance of her as the significant trailblazer that she was in making the Stonewall Riots happen. Stonewall Uprising, Stonewall Riots, Stonewall Inn, Black Power, Paper Magazine, Lgbt History, History Class, Black Trans, Lgbt Rights

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Trans activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera of the Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (S.) at the Christopher Street Liberation Day Gay Pride Parade in New York City on June 24 1973 Lgbt History, Women In History, Black History, Transgender Day Of Visibility, Sylvia Rivera, Queer Theory, Trans Activists, Stonewall Riots, Stonewall Inn

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Stonewall, it was a gay bar I was at with my friend, run by the mob. The police raided it and we resisted. It turned into a huge riot, led by Marsha Johnston, god rest her spirit. I regret nothing I did. Stonewall Riots, Lesbian Quotes, Lgbt History, Civil Rights Movement, 27 Years Old, Greenwich Village, Oppression, Gay Pride, Equality

27 Year Old Recently Married Gay Man Dies In Horrific Manhattan Skyscraper Fire

var addthis_config = {“data_track_addressbar”:true}; A 27-year old man who had just recently married his 32-year old husband died yesterday while trying to escape a horrific fire in a Manhattan skyscraper. Daniel McClung (image, left) died of smoke inhalation trying to exit his thirty-second floor apartment after a fire broke out on the twentieth floor of …

The Babadook, the titular character of a 2014 horror film, is officially a gay icon. The revelation comes after the film was mistakenly categorized on Netflix, and the LGBT community decided to run with it. Stonewall Riots, Stonewall Uprising, Gay Rights Movement, The Babadook, Lgbt History, History Jokes, Lgbt Rights, Equal Rights, Feelings

LGBT rights 45 years after the Stonewall riots

NYC violence now widely seen as spark of gay rights movement; panelists at commemoration see progress in years since, but also "alarming" backlash

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Greenwich Village and Its Unparalleled History

Greenwich Village is one of the most famous neighborhoods in the world, not just New York City. Located on the west side of Manhattan, with Broadway to the east, the Hudson River on the west, Houston Street marking the South boundary and 14th Street to the North, this once small plot of land owned by…

The Babadook, the titular character of a 2014 horror film, is officially a gay icon. The revelation comes after the film was mistakenly categorized on Netflix, and the LGBT community decided to run with it. Stonewall Riots, Stonewall Uprising, Gay Rights Movement, The Babadook, Lgbt History, History Jokes, Lgbt Rights, Equal Rights, Feelings

The Stonewall Riots begin in NYC’s Greenwich Village

In what is now regarded as history’s first major protest on behalf of equal rights for LGBTQ people, a police raid of the Stonewall Inn—a popular gay club located on New York City's Christopher Street—turns violent as patrons and local sympathizers begin rioting against the police.

The stonewall riots are considered to be the single most important event that started the gay rights movement, that still continues to this day. This event brought the gay rights movement out of. Gay Rights Movement, Stonewall Riots, Stonewall Inn, Lgbt History, Gay Pride, Inspire Me, Lesbian, Something To Do, Photos

stonewall riots quotes | Today is the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

multiracial: “ Stormé DeLarverie (Black/White) [American] Known as: Legendary Drag Performer & Stonewall Riot Veteran (The only Drag King of the legendary drag troupe “The Jewel Box” revue; Gay Rights Movement, Stonewall Riots, Lgbt History, Androgyny, Androgynous Style, Drag King, Between Two Worlds, Queer Fashion, Rosa Parks

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Stormé DeLarverie (Black/White) [American] Known as: Legendary Drag Performer & Stonewall Riot Veteran (The only Drag King of the legendary drag troupe “The Jewel Box” revue; Known as the “Stonewall...