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LGBTQ Equality: America’s Newest, Turbulent Civil Rights Frontier

Crowds took over New York City’s Fifth Avenue for a festive parade, also gathering outside of the city’s historic Stonewall Inn on Sunday to honor the 50th anniversary of a police-involved raid which resulted in scores of injured officers and patrons of the bar — and which marked a point of no return for gay and lesbian Americans, kicking off the modern-day LGBTQ movement.