A colorful history of LGBTQ pride in America
On June 28, 1969, the Stonewall riots began
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From tiny gatherings to the assassinations of political figures, there are many key moments in American history that have spurred the LGBTQ rights movement of liberation and equality on to become the joyous occasion that people now partake in worldwide come Pride.
Check out this gallery to learn more about the tumultuous ride of the LGBTQ in the US, and how it translated to the rest of the world.
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