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  1. New York LGBT bar becomes first U.S. monument to gay rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    New Yorkers join Mayor Bill de Blasio for the emotional unveiling of the the Stonewall National Monument sign in front of Stonewall inn, the first national monument to honor the LGBT rights movement. Subtitled Rough Cut .

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  2. Orlando massacre casts shadow over U.S. gay pride eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Reuters

    New York's Governor, along with leaders of the New York and Florida LGBT community, says this year's gay pride parades take on new meaning in the wake of the Orlando massacre at a gay nightl cub earlier in June. Rough Cut .

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  3. Obama creates first U.S. monument to gay rights at New York siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Reuters

    President Barack Obama on Friday designated the site of a watershed event in the history of U.S. gay rights, the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City, as a national monument, the first one to honor the contributions of gay Americans. The Stonewall Inn gay bar in Manhattan's Greenwich Village was the scene of a police raid that triggered riots and ignited a long struggle to bring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people into the American mainstream and guarantee their rights.

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  4. High security at NY gay bar Stonewall Inn after Florida shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Reuters

    Armed police guard the New York bar known as the birthplace of the gay pride movement after the mass shooting in Florida. Rough Cut .

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  5. White House to create monument to gay rights: Washington PostRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | Reuters

    President Barack Obama is set to declare the first national monument recognizing the contributions of the U.S. gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, the Washington Post said on Tuesday. The monument would designate a sliver of green space and part of the surrounding Greenwich Village neighborhood in New York City as the birthplace of America's modern gay liberation movement, the Post said, without citing a source.

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  6. New Yorkers crowd streets for Halloween paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Reuters

    Floats influenced by movies, sports, politics and New York's uniquely diverse culture parade through Greenwich Village for the annual Halloween Parade. Rough Cut ROUGH CUT Thousands of New Yorkers lined the streets of Greenwich Village in Manhattan for the annual Halloween Parade on Saturday night .

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  7. NYC knife law challenge is revived by U.S. appeals courtRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | Reuters

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit seeking to stop New York City from enforcing a law against carrying certain knives too broadly, and unfairly prosecuting people who carry ordinary pocket knives. By a 3-0 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said two individuals and a Greenwich Village retailer could challenge as unconstitutionally vague how Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr and other officials have enforced a state law against gravity knives.

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  8. Films chronicle gay rights from Stonewall to U.S. Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Reuters

    The fight for gay rights was sparked by demonstrations against a heavy-handed police raid on a New York nightclub in 1969, and registered a coda this year with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex marriage is legal across the country. Amid a rush of films exploring gender and sexuality at the Toronto International Film Festival this month are two stories that neatly bookend the nearly half-century of struggle.

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  9. UPDATE 1-Bob Dylan's 'Hard Rain' lyrics a-gonna be auctioned in LondonRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | Reuters

    A draft of the lyrics for Bob Dylan's protest song "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" is going up for auction in London next month and is expected to fetch up to 200,000 pounds , Sotheby's auction house said on Tuesday. The typewritten manuscript, with the date 1962, contains many scribbled revisions and scratchings-out to the song that Dylan recorded in December 1962 and released on the album "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" the following year.

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  10. Bob Dylan's 'Hard Rain' lyrics to be auctioned in LondonRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | Reuters

    Aug 25 A draft of the lyrics for Bob Dylan's protest song "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" is going up for auction in London next month and is expected to fetch up to 200,000 pounds , Sotheby's auction house said on Tuesday. The type-written manuscript, with the date 1962, contains many scribbled revisions and scratchings-out to the song that Dylan released as a single in December 1962.

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