LIFT THE BAN! MARCH ON WASHINGTON APRIL 25, 1993

Title

LIFT THE BAN! MARCH ON WASHINGTON APRIL 25, 1993

Date

1993-04-25

Description

The third March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Equal Rights and Liberation attracted up to 1,000,000 participants. The march was spearheaded by Urvashi Vaid of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, with marchers demanding full civil rights for LGBTQ people, including in the military. Bill Clinton ran for president in 1992 advocating repeal of the ban against homosexuals serving in the military, but after winning election was forced to compromise in accepting the “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. that policy was finally repealed under President Obama in 2011.

Subject

Gay military personnel--United States

Publisher

The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston

Rights

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Type

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Format

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Original Format

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Citation

“LIFT THE BAN! MARCH ON WASHINGTON APRIL 25, 1993,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed January 23, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/73.

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