10 Photos That Reflect the 50-year History of LGBTQ + Community

Here are 10 photos from The New York Times archive that showcase the 50-year history of LGBTQ + community and the people who fought to get us where we are today.

First Pride March, June 28, 1970. Photo – Michael Evans

​​Drag Quinns from The East Village’s 82 Club, New York, June 24, 1973. Photo – Librado Romero

Parents March on June 24, 1973, New York. Photo – Librado Romero

New York, June 27, 1976. Photo – Paul Hosefros

March on 5th Avenue, June 26, 1977, New York. Photo – Paul Hosefros

Anti-Gay Protest during the March 26, 1983 March in New York City. Photo – Dith Pran

June 30, 1987, New York. Photo – Sara Krulwich

Dancers at the June 30, 1991 March, New York. Photo -Sara Krulwich

On June 27, 2004, the couple took their wedding vows during the 4th Mass Wedding Ceremony. Photo – James Estrin

Equality March in Washington, DC, October 12, 2009. Photo – Luke Sharrett

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