Stonewall Wasn’t the Start of the Gay Rights Struggle

22nd Jun 2019

Next weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, when thousands of people poured into the streets of Greenwich Village in New York City to protest a police raid on a gay bar. State harassment of gay people had been commonplace for decades, but that night, the patrons at the Stonewall Inn had had enough—and finally decided to fight back.

Finish reading this essay in The Wall Street Journal.

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