“The Stonewall Inn” by Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue is licensed under CC BY 2.0
“stonewall inn” by yosoynuts is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0
28 June 1969
Violent confrontations between police and gay rights activists take place outside the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City. The rebellion marked the rise of resistance to discrimination and is widely recognized as a catalyst for the gay rights movement in the United States and around the world.