REMEMBER THE PAST – CELEBRATE THE FUTURE / 1969-1994 STONEWALL 25

Title

REMEMBER THE PAST – CELEBRATE THE FUTURE / 1969-1994 STONEWALL 25

Date

1994

Description

The Stonewall Rebellion was a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations protesting a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar, on June 28, 1969. The patrons of the bar – largely drag queens, hustlers, and homeless youth – reacted against pervasive harassment by the police, and in so doing launched the modern LGBTQ rights movement. The first march (that would eventually become known as a Pride march) took place the following June in New York City, and today Pride is celebrated each June all over the world. This button was distributed as part of the annual Pride celebration in Boston in 1994.

Subject

Gay liberation movement--Massachusetts--Boston; Gay Pride Day--Massachusetts--Boston; Stonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969

Publisher

The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston

Rights

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Type

Image

Format

image/jpg

Identifier

THP-

Original Format

botton

Citation

“REMEMBER THE PAST – CELEBRATE THE FUTURE / 1969-1994 STONEWALL 25,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed August 21, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/74.

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