June commemorates the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, six days of street confrontations between members of the LGBT community and the New York City police. which began in response to a police raid of the Stonewall Inn during the early morning of June 28, 1969. The uprising is considered the galvanizing moment in the nationwide movement for LGBTQ+ rights and against hate and discrimination.
We are seeing increasing attacks - legal and extralegal - on the LGBTQ+ community, with a heavy focus on the rights of trans youth. Explore our resource guide to learn about the history, culture, contributions and impact of LGBTQ+ people.
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