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4 Moments in LGBT History That All Students Should Learn
4 Moments in LGBT History That All Students Should Learn Sharing moments like these helps create a school environment where LGBTQ students can thrive, and where all students can build empathy. January 1958 The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the nation's first pro-gay publication, ONE: The Homosexual Magazine, after the U.S. Post Office refused to deliver it. June 28, 1969 Patrons and sympathizers rioted against police after they raided The Stonewall Inn, a New York City gay bar. Several days of demonstrations followed this first major protest demanding equal rights for the LGBTQ community. October 2009 President Obama signs into law an act named after two men murdered in hate crimes. The law expanded legislation to include crimes motivated by actual or perceived gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability as hate crimes. June 26, 2015 The Supreme Court declares same-sex marriage as a Constitutional right nationwide. All states must allow Americans to marry who they love, regardless of gender.