Start Date

18-4-2018 12:30 PM

End Date

18-4-2018 1:45 PM

Disciplines

Political History | Social History | United States History

Subjects

Stonewall Riots, Gay liberation movement -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Gay rights -- United States -- History, Gay men -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Gays -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Description

For decades, the rights of the members of the LGBTQ community were oppressed without major objections from the American public, until June 28, 1969. The Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York marked the beginning of a radicalized movement for equal rights within the LGBTQ community. Newspapers nationwide, printed articles about the riots, some condemning the participants, and others praising the men and women for standing up against the police. On the one year anniversary of the riots, the first gay pride march happened in various cities across the country.

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/24770

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Apr 18th, 12:30 PM Apr 18th, 1:45 PM

The Influence of the Stonewall Riots

For decades, the rights of the members of the LGBTQ community were oppressed without major objections from the American public, until June 28, 1969. The Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York marked the beginning of a radicalized movement for equal rights within the LGBTQ community. Newspapers nationwide, printed articles about the riots, some condemning the participants, and others praising the men and women for standing up against the police. On the one year anniversary of the riots, the first gay pride march happened in various cities across the country.