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Rep. Jerrold Nadler, whose district includes the Greenwich Village site, and New York's two senators, Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, submitted the bill December 10. If passed, the historic birthplace of the modern LGBT rights movement would become part of the National Park System. 'Creation of the Stonewall National Historic Site will add to our historic understanding of the discrimination faced by LGBT individuals, as well as the ongoing struggle to achieve civil rights for LGBT persons,' the lawmakers said in a statement. Comment?
The national campaign launch has been organized outside of the historic Stonewall Inn and Christopher Park, in New York City's Greenwich Village, where the modern LGBT equal rights movement began in the summer of 1969. As part of the lead up to the national launch, elected officials representing all levels of government in New York have sent the first letters to President Obama requesting the designation of a Stonewall National Monument. Comment?
It is the summer of 1969, and the young man has dreams of someday becoming an astrophysicist working for NASA, hoping to start laying the groundwork to do it when he starts at Columbia on an academic scholarship in the Fall. But, right now, at this moment, he's homeless. Comment?
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