As we celebrate this year's Pride Month throughout the country, many of us are focused on the current issues that face the LGBTQ community, and what we can do moving forward to fix them. After the U. Supreme Court — and the court ruled in favor of gay rights for the first time, making it a major landmark case in LGBTQ history. In the early morning hours on June 28, , police performed a raid of the Stonewall Inn, a New York City gay bar — and the customers and their supporters took a stand.
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Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first. Marsha P. Johnson , a Black trans woman, is credited as being one of the main activists who lead the Stonewall Riots, considered to be an integral moment in igniting the modern-day queer rights movement.
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By Amanda Chatel for YourTango. You'd think in , with DOMA having been found unconstitutional, people would step into the present and accept the future. That future being, of course, that, and you're going to want to sit down for this revelation: gay men and women are people, too!
Canada decriminalizes homosexual acts for consenting adults over Four bathhouses are raided by the Toronto Police Service in Operation Soap, spawning protests that are now recognized as the first Toronto Pride event. George Hislop becomes the first openly gay person to run for Toronto City Council.