Stonewall Riots, A Milestone In Gay-Rights Movement, Remembered 40 Years Later

07/26/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Carrie Melago New York Daily News

They were the riots that spawned a revolution, the nights of protest that led to the dawn of the gay rights movement. Forty years ago this weekend, police raids to root out patrons at the Stonewall Inn caused an uprising whose reverberations are still felt today.

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