Remembering the Stonewall Riots …. June: LGBT Pride month!!

As the Voice of the Senior Lesbian, I feel this is important information to be shared. “The history of the gay rights movement can be traced to the Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village, which is considered by many to be the launch of the modern gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights movement.”
This is part of our history …. take a look!!

It Is What It Is

~~June 20, 2014~~

A participant of the riots standing up to the Police

~THE STONEWALL UPRISINGS~

The history of the gay rights movement can be traced to the Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village, which is considered by many to be the launch of the modern gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights movement.

June is celebrated all around the world as LGBT Pride Month everywhere.

Here is the reason why. 

In the 1960s, LGBT people in USA faced a lot of discrimination in society. They were fired from jobs, kept on watch by police, harassed and arrested, publicly humiliated and sometimes some were sent to mental hospitals. Men wearing women’s clothes were also arrested regularly. Bars where gay men would visit would also be regularly raided and people would be arrested. LGBT people were used to living a life of fear and oppression.

But on 28th JUNE, 1969, Saturday…

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