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- He watched someone squirt lighter fluid into the bar; as it was lit and the police took aim, sirens were heard and fire trucks arrived. As such, if a gay bar wanted to operate, they had to do it illegally.
- When police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in the Greenwich Village section of New York City on June 28, , the street erupted into violent protests that lasted for the next six days.
By Greg Timmons. Many of the same people returned from the previous evening—hustlers, street youths, and "queens"—but they were joined by "police provocateurs", curious bystanders, and even tourists. In , the movement went worldwide, with parades and demonstrations taking place in West Berlin, London, Paris and Stockholm.
By the time the bloodshed, burning and looting ended after five days, 43 people were dead, injured, nearly 1, buildings had been burned and some 7, National Guard and U. Faderman, Lillian ; Timmons, Stuart