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Queer People Rioted in 1959, a Decade Before Stonewall, at L.A.’s Cooper’s Do-Nuts

While many of us think of Stonewall as the first major fight for LGBTQ rights, there were predecessors, like the Cooper’s Do-Nuts Riot 10 years before

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‘Stand Up, Fight Back’: A Brief Timeline of the Violent Fight for LGBTQ Rights

When it comes to queer riots, Stonewall is hardly the only one that made history! For the last 60 years, LGBTQ people have been raising hell and fighting back against abusive cops. Whether resisting violent police raids or demanding action from callous Republican officials, some of the community’s most important[…]

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The Case for Decriminalizing Gay Sex in Public Parks

Whether you’ve ever had sex in a public park, one urban planner thinks there’s a more humane way for urban planners and police to handle it

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Police Raid at a Shanghai Circuit Party Draws Attention to Chinese Policies of Anti-Gay Harassment

A recent Shanghai circuit party raid, during which partiers attending Heaven were forced to undergo drug testing, has drawn attention to anti-gay policies.

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