A talk on LGBT uprising at Phoenix Arena

A talk on LGBT uprising at Phoenix Arena
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US Consulate General Hyderabad & American Corner invite all for a high tea, film screening and discussion on the 1969 Stonewall uprising of gay rights activists and its documentation. The plot of the film revolves around the 1969 Stonewall riots, the violent clash that kicked off the gay rights movement in New York City.

US Consulate General Hyderabad & American Corner invite all for a high tea, film screening and discussion on the 1969 Stonewall uprising of gay rights activists and its documentation. The plot of the film revolves around the 1969 Stonewall riots, the violent clash that kicked off the gay rights movement in New York City.

The drama centres on Danny Winters, who flees to New York, leaving behind his sister. He finds his way to the Stonewall Inn, where he meets Trevor before catching the eye of Ed Murphy, manager of the Stonewall. He colludes with corrupt police and exploits homeless youth.

The Stonewall uprising were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBT) community against a police raid that began in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighbourhood of Manhattan, New York City.

They are widely considered to constitute the most important event leading to the gay liberation movement and the modern fight for LGBT rights in the United States. This day's screening and follow up discussion is hosted by US Consulate Hyderabad, Queer Campus Hyderabad, Hyderabad LGBT groups, MOBBERA.

Where: Phoenix Arena

When: June 21

Time: 6.30 pm

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