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Parades and Protests
Episode 324th November 2022 • Square One • HistoryLink
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In the summer of 1969, the Stonewall Uprising in New York City launched a new era in LGBTQ+ activism. Following their lead, Seattle’s LGBTQ+ community came together in the 1970s to celebrate their identities, advocate for equal rights, and fight Initiative 13 – a measure submitted to the voters that aimed to strip many civil rights protections from LGBTQ+ people.

Join host Rosette Royale as he talks to the people who helped lead Seattle's first Pride celebration in 1974, and the political movement that defeated I-13.

Check out the video companion to this episode here! https://vimeo.com/historylink/square-one-parades-protests

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