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gay-rights movement

(Encyclopedia) gay-rights movement, organized efforts to end the criminalization of homosexuality and protect the civil rights of homosexuals. While there was some organized…

Forces of Nature

Director:Bronwen HughesWriter:Marc LawrenceDreamWorks; 102 minutes; PG-13Release:4/99Cast:Sandra Bullock, Ben Affleck, Maura Tierney Forces of Nature is a soggy romp through odd-couple…

Milestones in the Gay Rights Movement

Source: Excerpted from The Reader's Companion to American History. Copyright © 1991 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Late in the [19th] century, as large cities allowed for greater anonymity, as…

All About the Stonewall Riots

    Rainmaker Photo/MediaPunch/IPXThe Stonewall Riots in New York City’s Greenwich village in 1969 marked the beginning of the Gay Rights movement. The Stonewall Inn was a gay bar frequented by many…

Notable Events and Celebrations: LGBT Pride Month

There are celebrations around the world during Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. There are also a variety of events held throughout the year. Below you will find information on…

Important Places in the Gay-Rights Movement

From Greenwich Village to San Francisco, sites that have helped shape the gay-rights movement by Beth Rowen The Stonewall Inn, Greenwich Village, New York. Source: WikiCommons Related…

The American Gay Rights Movement: A Timeline

This timeline provides information about the gay rights movement in the United States from 1924 to the present: including the Stonewall riots; the contributions of Harvey Milk; the "Don't Ask, Don't…