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Remembering the Stonewall Rebellion in this week's Socialist WebZine
10 Jun 2009
The Stonewall Inn, a gay and lesbian neighborhood bar with a large number of African American and Latino patrons, was also well-known as a safe space for those who did not conform to gender norms: butch lesbians, effeminate gay men, and transsexual and transgendered persons before the terms were in popular use. All of these factors brought the police to Stonewall in 1969 for the purpose of illegally raiding the bar, and arresting its occupants -- an action not unknown in New York in the 1960s....
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Remembering the Stonewall Rebellion in this week's Socialist WebZine. The Socialist WebZine is the electronic manifestation of The Socialist magazine the official publication of the Socialist Party USA.

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