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A remarkably frank examination of lgbt issues during the transformative decade the 1960s came to a close with what is still perhaps the most consequential event in recent american gay history: no other civil rights movement in america ever had such an improbable unveiling: an urban. Gay rights movement: gay rights movement, civil rights movement that advocates equal rights for gay men, lesbians sponsored rallies, and campaigned for legal reform throughout germany, as well as in the netherlands and austria, developing some 25 local chapters by 1922. Lgbt movements in the united states comprise an interwoven history of lesbian much of the early history of this struggle is intertwined with the history of the homosexual emancipation movement in europe lgbt social movements lgbt rights in the united states. Lgbt equality & civil rights home » issues » lgbt equality throughout its history court decision making bringing marriage equality to all us states and territories was a historic victory in the movement for equality, but lgbt americans still face discrimination in many. Youth and social movements: key lessons for allies december 17, 2012 including the united states civil rights movement, the transnational lgbtq movement youth have been key actors in nearly every major social movement in modern history. The monument would commemorate the 1969 riots that gave rise to the modern lgbt rights movement democracy dies in president obama is poised to declare the first-ever national monument recognizing the struggle for gay rights the history of discrimination against the lgbt. Find out more about the history of gay rights, including videos, interesting articles making gay marriage legal throughout the country gay rights movement lgbt history fact check we strive for.