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    hard work and determination in order to help truly make a difference. Question 2 Response: There were numerous factors that helped to both move along as well as delay change in the gay community. One factor that was important to creating social change was having the support of the community. Without getting a large group of people to fight for the rights of the gay community, there would have been no way to get word out and get support to protest the injustices that were constantly…

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    The Stonewall Riots

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    and starts the riot. The Stonewall riots were a major part of the gay liberation movement from the late 60’s to the mid 80’s. Although homosexuality is part of the norm for much of human history, for the past few centuries…

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    after the American Psychiatric Association conduct a resource in 1974, the research prove that homosexual is not a mental disorder. Till to this day the LGBT community still fighting hard to gain their equal right as other people in the community. Now gay and lesbian can get marry in some states. The stonewall riots was the turning point for the LGBT to get their…

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    Progress Through Struggle: The Gay and Lesbian Rights Movement The history of gay and lesbian rights in the United States has been a long and difficult struggle. Throughout early history many gays and lesbians had to hide their sexuality for the fear of being persecuted and even killed for their sexual preferences. It was only within the last half of the 20th century that we started to see a large movement for the equality of gays and lesbians in our society. There are still constant struggles…

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    surrounded by a lot of conflicts. Americans are divided on the idea of same-sex marriage. I being a part of the LGBTQ community support same-sex marriage. The beginning of the LGBT community “In 1954, as Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), and the civil rights movement made racial equality an increasing part of the national conversation. However, the idea of equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people was not given a…

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    Do you feel that the gay rights movement and the feminist movement changed the minds of the American people? I feel that the gay rights movement and the feminist movements changed America the way I look at things today. While researching for this essay I already knew that being gay or having gay thoughts does not make any man less of a man in the American society that we all live in. But the label of being gay did not happen overnight it was a series of men who fought for the right to be…

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    The LGBTQ movement in America has been a social issue since the 1940’s, but progress has been made. I chose this topic because my older brother is homosexual, and I wanted to learn more about the movement as a whole. Therefore, I chose to interview my older brother, Shaun, about his role in the LGBTQ community and his perceptions of the movement. I asked him about his contributions to the issue, why it matters to him, his feelings about societies opinion on the community, the end goal of the…

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    violent demonstrations that not only marked the start of the gay rights movement, but created the emergence of concepts and influences that are still prevalent today. It will support this argument…

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    many changes occurred in America that questioned traditional society. From these questions, movements like the Sexual Revolution began to flourish. According to historian Beth Bailey, the sexual revolution of the 1960’s “was built on equal measures of hypocrisy and honesty, equality and exploitation” (Bailey 259). However, the sexual revolution did not consist of just one single movement. Multiple movements transpired at the same time, including the developments amongst women, gays, and lesbians…

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    society has become more supportive in honoring everyone’s individual differences. The LGBT community has gained in immense amount of support from so many people of all races, religions, and age. Although our nation has so many problems right now, I believe that this national legalization was one really large step in the right direction towards being “bettering our nation”. Although not everyone is in favor of LGBT rights, I think that everyone should have the same rights and opportunities to…

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