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“Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement”

Museums, History Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center , Skokie Until Sunday May 8 2022
Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement
Photograph: Courtesy Newseum

Time Out says

Tracing the contemporary gay rights movement back to the June 1969 police raid of the Stonewall Inn in New York City, the Illinois Holocaust Museum's hosts an exhibtion that documents a continuing struggle for equality. On loan from the Newseum, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement,” collects more than 85 artifacts, such as posters from Harvey Milk’s campaign for public office in San Francisco and the gavel Nancy Pelosi used to announce the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Visitors will learn about the history of the LGBTQ community through pivitol moments in history and in popular culture.

Details

Venue name: Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
Address: 9603 Woods Dr
Skokie

Price: Included in museum admission

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