There has been many of protest and gatherings of the LGBT community after certain events has help with the growth of the community. On June 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn in New York for “violation of liquor laws.” Gays fought back, they taunted police and threw objects at them. The streets joined by hundreds of protesters (New York Times, Stonewall Inn, Gay bar that made history). The streets continue this violent act for six days. This was one of the biggest protest for the LGBT community (Pbs.org, Stonewall uprising). “Let it forever be remembered that here- on this spot- men and women stood proud, they stood fast, so that we may be who we are, we may work where we will, live where we choose and love whom our hearts desire” (Mr. Barry). Another even that cause a gathering was the shooting at the Gay bar in Orlando when 49 people were killed of the LGBT community. This brought so many people of the LGBT community to gather after the horrific event. “We are heartbroken and angry that senseless violence has once again destroyed lives in our state and in our country”/”Gays clubs hold a significant place in LBGTQ history” (LGBT leaders). All these events have caused the me...
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...y Grinder and several others. Ellen DeGeneres was one of the first celebrities to come out on National TV on the Oprah Winfrey show. The talk show explains that she needed to come out for her fans. But as more celebrities come out, more individual will, they will see their idol or someone they respect and will feel like it’s ok for them to come out “the closet” as well will help with their growth of the LGBT community if there’s more people supporting them.
LGBT community has been around for 61 years. Though they didn’t get the peace and freedom as they do now, but they’ve continue to grow in the last 20 years. As more people come out, as more laws are made and the more gatherings they have to gain their equality, they will be accepted in this world. The LGBT community has been through a lot and they will all continue to fight for their rights.
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