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Let's finish the fight for LGBT liberation that the Stonewall riots kickstarted

Lets finish the fight for LGBT liberation that the Stonewall riots kickstarted The Stonewall Riots of 1969 heralded the birth of the fight for LGBT liberation in the US and Britain says Ellie May. 

Hard Rain - a moving depiction of LGBT experience

A Hard Rain is an intimate and moving depiction of the experience of LGBT people in the run up to the Stonewall riots.

Hacking: Theresa May accused of ‘stonewalling’ over murder

The brother of murdered private detective Daniel Morgan has accused home secretary Theresa May of stonewalling.

Stonewall: a dream deferred

This week we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots – three days of revolt led by gay men, lesbians and transvestites, which led to the founding of the gay liberation movement.

It’s principles, not prejudice, that wins support at the Stonewall London mayoral hustings

It’s principles, not prejudice, that wins support at the Stonewall London mayoral hustings All of the main candidates for London mayor went head to head at a 400-strong hustings organised by the Stonewall LGBT rights group last Saturday.

Unite Against Fascism conference: ‘Exciting debate meant I left on a high’

The Unite Against Fascism conference was an excellent event, with a fantastic range of speakers from Daud Abdullah from the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) to Derek Mumm from gay rights group Stonewall.

Sexual liberation and the Russian Revolution

20 January 2007
The modern gay rights movement began in 1969 with the Stonewall riots in New York.

From gay liberation to pressure group politics

11 March 2006
In 1969 the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) seemed to come out of the blue. It was a movement born from a riot after police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York.

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