Yet the June uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgender people in New York City, clashing with police near a bar called the Stonewall Inn, was a vital catalyst in expanding LGBTQ activism nationwide and abroad. This month's anniversary provides an opportune moment to ask: How has the movement fared over the past 50 years? What unfinished business remains?
On Tuesday, the State Department announced that U. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell would lead the campaign, which will push foreign governments to stop imprisoning or executing self-identified LGBTQ people or those caught engaging in consensual same-sex conduct. The campaign is seen by foreign policy experts as a way to leverage support for stricter U.
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A tabloid in Uganda printed a front-page story Tuesday of the nation's " top" homosexuals, one day after the president there signed a strict anti-gay bill into law. A popular Ugandan hip-hop star, a Catholic priest and Uganda gay activists were among those on the list. A retired Anglican cleric and others who support gay rights were listed as sympathizers.
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion, in addition to recognizing 30 contemporary change-makers, innovators and rising stars during Pride Month, we are also honoring 20 veterans of the LGBTQ movement. Whether in politics, academia or the nonprofit world, David Johns is dedicated to making the world a better place for the black LGBTQ community. Activist Del Martin,along with her long-time parter Phyllis Lyon, founded the Daughters of Bilitis, one of the first national lesbian organizations.
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BERLIN — The Trump administration is launching a global campaign to end the criminalization of homosexuality in dozens of nations where it's still illegal to be gay, U. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, the highest-profile openly gay person in the Trump administration, is leading the effort, which kicks off Tuesday evening in Berlin. The U.