Know your Pride | Some of the key figures of Stonewall

The events that occurred in the early hours of 28 June 1969 at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, New York City, are often described as a turning point in the fight for LGBTQI+ equality.

After years of abusive police raids, the patrons of the gay bar fought back against officers, igniting days of scuffles and protests in the streets.

Certainly, nothing could ever be the same again after those fateful events and we owe the celebrations that modern Pride marches have become to those who stood up against oppression.

As we mark the 50th anniversary of Stonewall this month, here are some of the most prominent figures who were at the forefront of the historic uprising: Marsha P. Johnson, Raymond Castro, Danny Garvin, Jerry Hoose.

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