gay liberation movement


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Noun1.gay liberation movement - the movement aimed at liberating homosexuals from legal or social or economic oppression
crusade, campaign, cause, drive, effort, movement - a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"
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She continued, 'In the 50th year since the Stonewall Riots, where the gay liberation movement began and [was] started by trans women of color and sex workers, I was particularly excited to find out (only a few days ago) that a Black Pride event even existed in London.
When we approached the Vale of Glamorgan MP for a comment, his office directed us to a column he wrote for the Glamorgan Gem in October 2018 in which he said: "I regret the decision to vote against it and see the positive difference it has made to the lives of many." July is Pride Month - both celebrating, and raising awareness of the LGBT+ community and issues they face - and 2019 is 50 years since the Stonewall riots, a catalyst for the Gay Liberation movement. On Monday, ahead of a reception there, Mr Cairns shared an image of himself in Downing Street saying: "The team behind me are preparing @10Downing-Street for the Pride Reception.
Stonewall is considered the beginning of the gay liberation movement and of the modern fight for LGBT rights in the United States.
New-York Historical Society commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the dawn of the gay liberation movement with a series of exhibitions and programs, as New York City welcomes WorldPride.
Hollow gestures from institutions feel particularly pronounced during the month of June, which marks the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City, understood as the birth of the gay liberation movement in the US.
The event is widely considered to constitute the most important event leading to the gay liberation movement and the modern fight for LGBT rights in the United States.
The theme acknowledges the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, widely considered to be a pivotal moment in the gay liberation movement.
GARRETSON TRACES THE history of the gay liberation movement from the aftermath of World War II until the present.
The actions of Johnson and her peers is legendary; and yet, until recent years, Stonewall has often been associated with the rise of the gay liberation movement, the leadership of which was predominantly white and cisgender.
This is the same spirit captured by the Village Voice during the gay liberation movement.
Synopsis: During the summer of 1969, Elliot Tiber helped start the gay liberation movement and saved the Woodstock Festival from cancellation.
BEFORE THE GAY LIBERATION MOVEMENT in the 1970s, for most lesbians and gays, the closet was a survival strategy, a rational adaptation to an oppressive situation.