The most famous event in LGBT history is surely the Stonewall Riots, a response to the police raid of New York's Stonewall Inn in 1969 that's credited as the catalyst for the gay rights movement as a whole. But it wasn't the gay community's first act of defiance against unfair treatment. Years earlier, gay activists took inspiration from the "sit-ins" of the civil rights movement and staged a "sip-in" of their own.
'Please Go Away'
Written by Ashley Hamer June 10, 2019
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