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Culturally, the openly gay community continues to grow with places for homosexuals to mingle among each other, but also with the rest of society.
The United States as a whole has become much more accepting of homosexuality.
The military has had laws regulating homosexual activity in the military (don’t ask don’t tell) and this was a major front for the fight for gay rights.
The generational shift is also helping the movement because many more Millennials have embraced the homosexual culture than previous generations.
In the past, homosexuality was almost completely ignored culturally because it was so taboo.
Gay people would hide their orientation from the rest of the world.
Today, many people are very accepting of homosexuality.
It is an issue that can be openly discussed and advocated for.
The bar catered the gay community and the police came to raid the bar.
The people there resisted arrest and it brought along the idea that homosexuals had to work together to gain rights.