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Before Stonewall: How the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot Sparked the LGBT Civil Rights Movement

Before Stonewall: How the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot Sparked the LGBT Civil Rights Movement Everyone already knows about the Stonewall Riots, but in August 1966, the Compton's Cafeteria Riot in San Francisco was an early blow for LGBT rights Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
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