US Presidents Decoded: 49 Milestones in LGBT History

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RICHARD NIXON, 37TH US PRESIDENT (1969-1974) 	1969 The Stonewall Riots, often credited as the start of the modern day gay rights movement, began in Greenwich Village, NY, following a series of police raids at the Stonewall Inn. 	1970 First Gay Pride Parades/Marches held to mark anniversary of Stonewall Riots. 	1971 U.S. citizenship is won by the first openly homosexual Manuel Labady, an immigrant from Cuba. 	1972 Barbara Gittings founder of the Daughters of Bilitis was instrumental in getting the American Psychiatric Association to remove homosexuality from the list of mental disorders 	1974 Kathy Kozachenko becomes the first openly gay person to be elected in the U.S., serving as a City Councilwoman in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 	1974 AT&T announces a policy of non-discrimination against gays

RICHARD NIXON, 37TH US PRESIDENT (1969-1974) 1969 The Stonewall Riots, often credited as the…