Topic - Stonewall Inn

The Stonewall Inn, often shortened to Stonewall is an American bar in New York City and the site of the Stonewall riots of 1969, which are widely considered to be the single most important events leading to the gay liberation movement and the modern fight for gay and lesbian rights in the United States. - Source: Wikipedia

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  • A neon sign fills the window of The Stonewall Inn, in New York's Greenwich Village, Thursday, May 29, 2014. The National Park Service is launching an initiative to make places and people of significance to the history of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual Americans part of the national narrative. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell plans to announce the initiative on Friday at New York's Stonewall Inn, which was made a national historic landmark in 2000.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    A place in history for gay, transgender Americans

    The announcement Friday that the National Park Service will begin installing markers at places of importance to the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans is a step toward including them in the national narrative - and components of education, supporters said.

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