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When did the gay rights movement begin?

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In the United States, the gay rights movement is generally thought to have begun in 1969, but didn't make sweeping progress until the 21st Century.

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It started in the US in 1969, but didn't gain significant ground until the 21st Century

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In the United States, the gay rights movement began in 1969, but didn't make sweeping progress until the 21st Century.

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The Modern Gay Rights movement started in 1969 in the U.S.

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Sort of. That's the year that the movement went mainstream.


The gay rights movement strives for equality.


It is a civil rights movement.


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The language of the civil rights movement has been used to fight the opposition of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights. The civil rights movement did not directly affect the gay rights movement, but it did influence some on how they could make their secret open and accepted by others. This eventually became known as Gay Liberation. It may sound similar to Women Liberation, the movement where women wanted rights to vote, get abortions, and have the same pay as men. Another term, Gay Power, originally came from the term Black Power which was part of the civil rights movement.


The gay rights movement is not about the expansion of democracy (or its contraction). The gay rights movement, like all rights movements is the assertion of the countermajoritarian measures against the general will of the people in order to preserve the general values of society.


The Gay Liberation Movement is a term which is often used to describe the gay rights movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. It can also be used to describe the current movement in support of gay rights. During this movement, people were encouraged to reveal their sexuality to their families, friends and coworkers, and to combat discrimination encountered with 'gay pride'.


They were two branches of the Civil Rights Movement


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The result was that gay people became part of public perception, leading to more and more rights.


In the 1980s, there was only a small movement for gay rights, and it focused on removing anti-sodomy laws from the books.


The largest modern gay rights movement in the United States started in 1969 with the stonewall riots.


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He was certainly an inspiration, but during his lifetime, the gay rights movement was underground and unknown in society.


Much of the gay rights movement started in the early 1970s. Gay marriage in Canada was first legalized in 2005. The first state to legalize gay marriage (I believe Massachussetts) did it around the same time.


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it stated when women were not able to have the same rights as men. it stated when women were not able to have the same rights as men.


John F. Kennedy introduced the Civil Rights Ammendment, and Johnson passed it. But MLK was a great leader in the Civil Rights movement for blacks, as well as Malcom X. For the Chicano movement, Cesar Chaves was a hero. Betty Freidam and Gloria Steinem were leaders in the Womans Civil Rights movement, and Harvey Milk lead the Gay Rights Movement.


Progress happened in this order in the United States:Women voting (1919)Desegregated schools (1954)The modern equal rights for women movement began around the same time the gay rights movement began (late 1960s). Neither movement has fully achieved its goals yet.



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