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...e they enjoyed experimenting on people much like Nazi Germany, after the liberation of the Stonewall bar they have their first March and they had fear of people chasing them but had really had their freedom back as American citizens. Their war had subsided and allowed the gay people of American to become human beings again and not live in a state of constant fear. In every gay pride parade every year, stonewall lives on because they are showing we are still here and we fought for this right (Stonewall Uprising, 1:03. One interviewee does not refer to it as gay rights, he says human rights (Stonewall Uprising, 1:12:35). Yet another way we label things, just because someone is gay does not make them any less human, one man say they saw us as homosexual monsters when in reality they were innocent and very American because they were standing up for what they believe in.
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