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Thu Jun 27, 2019, 03:24 PM

10 LGBT Uprisings Before Stonewall

In honor of Pride month, we look at 10 of the pre-Stonewall incidents that fueled the fire for dignity, equality and justice.

The Cooper Do-nuts Riot, Los Angeles
May 1959

Picket at Whitehall Street Induction Center, New York
September 19, 1964

ECHO White House Demonstration, D.C.
April 17, 1965

Council on Religion and the Homosexual Ball, San Francisco
January 1, 1965

Dewey's Lunch Counter Sit-In, Philadelphia
April 25, 1965

The Independence Hall "Annual Reminders," Philadelphia
July 4, 1965

The Julius' Sip-In, New York City
April 21, 1966

Compton's Cafeteria Riot, San Francisco
August, 1966

Black Cat Protests, Los Angeles
February 11, 1967

Patch Riot, Los Angeles
August 17, 1968

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I only knew half of these.

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Thu Jun 27, 2019, 03:25 PM

1. great post, thank you for keeping our history of struggle alive and in our collective memories

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Thu Jun 27, 2019, 03:38 PM

3. I was today years old when I learned this

Thanks

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