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Covers us and european history before the 19th century, the 1950s and 1960s, the gay liberation movement of the 1970s, and the 1980s through today. Read cnn's fast facts on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender milestones in the united states, and learn more about their struggle for equal rights. The following timeline lists the significant events of the gay rights movement from 1924 to the present. June, 1969: gays in new york city riot to protest police raids of the stonewall inn, a bar in greenwich village event is considered the birth of the gay rights movement in america.
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