PA-051 Gay Rights Demonstrations July 4, 1965-1969

Marker text: GAY RIGHTS DEMONSTRATIONS July 4, 1965-1969

Annual public demonstrations for gay and lesbian equality were held at Independence Hall. These peaceful protests and New YorkÕs Stonewall riots in 1969 & Pride Parade in 1970 transformed a small national campaign into a civil rights movement.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 2005

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