Stonewall, 50 years on

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Fifty years ago today, at the Stonewall Inn in New York City, the LGBT community stood up to the discrimination they were facing from police. The Stonewall Riots sparked a global gay rights movement, which is still changing the world today. What exactly happened on 28 July 1969?

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Activities

  1. Imagine you are a protestor at the Stonewall riots. Write a short description of what you might see and hear.
  2. Create a map of LGBT rights around the world. Where is the best place to be gay? Where is the worst?