Marking the heritage of the LBGT civil rights movement
Efforts are underway across the United States to identify, preserve, and protect places of significance in the long struggle for civil rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. From the recent naming of Stonewall Inn in New York City as the nation’s first monument to LGBT history to numerous local efforts to identify LGBT sites, the cultural heritage of the United States is slowly becoming more inclusive.
A quiet campaign is placing gay people and their rights struggle in U.S. history
By Lisa Grace Lednicer
The Washington Post