"Around the world, the LGBTQ community faces inequality and discrimination on different levels. Although an increasing number of countries have legalised same-sex marriage in recent years, in countries such as Nigeria and Saudi Arabia members of the LGBT community are still fighting for their simple right to exist.
In the USA, much of LGBTQ activism began fifty years ago, starting with the Stonewall riots of 1969. In celebration of this notable anniversary, discover the lives of four pivotal activists."
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