The events at the Stonewall Inn in 1969 were a vital turning point in LGBTQ+ history, but it wasn’t the start of the gay liberation movement. Eric Marcus from Making Gay History explains why it’s so important to honor the memory of Stonewall, 50 years later.
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In honor of Pride month 2019, Eric Marcus from Making Gay History sat down with NowThis News to talk about the Stonewall riots and how Stonewall became a turning point for the gay rights movement. Pride 2019 marks the 50th Stonewall anniversary. This is a momentous occasion for people who are LGBTQ, meaning they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer or questioning. Pride month, sometimes known as LGBT history month, celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and the struggles it has had to overcome. This short Stonewall Riots documentary from Now This News gives valuable insight into LGBTQ+ history.

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