The dress code was imposed by Mattachine Society of Washington founder Frank Kamenywith the goal of portraying homosexuals as "presentable and 'employable'". Similar marches were organized in other cities. Army Building in Lower Manhattan. Now 14, she hosts a popular series of videos on YouTube and is starring this summer in a TLC reality show about her life. British singer Elton John discussed his bisexuality for the first time in a Rolling Stone interview.
On the outer fringes of the few small gay communities were people who challenged gender expectations.
The street kids faced death every day. April 30, - DeGeneres' character, Ellen Morgan, on her self-titled TV series "Ellen," becomes the first leading character to come out on a prime time network television show. Not only had the Mattachine Society been active in major cities such as Los Angeles and Chicagobut similarly marginalized people started the riot at Compton's Cafeteria inand another riot responded to a raid on Los Angeles' Black Cat Tavern in There were unique characteristics of Stonewall, of course.
Men in line began to refuse to produce their identification.