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The Controversy Of The 1969 Stonewall Riots

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The topic that the proposed book focuses on considers the contentious impact of the 1969 Stonewall Riots upon the struggle for LGBT+ rights. This potential monograph, entitled “Riots for Rights: the Debatable Influence of Stonewall,” pursues to furthermore enhance the argument concerning whether the 1969 Stonewall Riots began the public LGBT+ movement for further rights, or if the converse occurred, wherein this momentous protest instead the culminated the LGBT+ efforts of the previous years, merely pushing it further into public discussion. In the modern era, LGBT+ rights still undergo fierce argument and debate, and so the proposed book’s topic certainly holds relevance in both a historical and political context that continues into the present day. Furthermore, another key importance for the publication of this monograph stands that while the voluminous documentation of the progression in LGBT+ rights Post-Stonewall exists, serious evaluation and comparison of the rights already developing before the 1969 Riots became widely publicized. “Riots for Rights: the Debatable Influence of Stonewall” would expand upon these facets and further the historical understanding of the still-evolving history of the modern-day LGBT+ movement. While various historical methodologies prove useful for the monograph’s topic, in order to properly display the range of approaches the subject required a select number of methods chosen. The social historical approach centers on the past
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