The push for acceptance and equality began for many after the historic Stonewall Riots in New York City, which happened 47 years ago this week. The political fight began in Dallas — as it did in most major US cities — in the early s. Fort Worth Star-Telegram, June 25, And now, a long, long 43 years later — almost to the day — the Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is now legal in every state in the union, a landmark victory not only for those early political and social activists who marched in the streets of Dallas and fought for their basic human rights, but also a victory for those of us who are their friends and family.
By dallasnews Administrator. His conservative look — cowboy hat, jeans, boots and button-up Texas-flag shirt — drew attention and requests to pose for pictures. The parade drew only a few protesters near the end of its route at Reverchon Park. With its flashy colors and extravagant floats, the parade was all about self-expression. Follow Charles Scudder on Twitter at cscudder.
Numerous people are holding signs promoting Gay Pride as they march on a street. Creator: Unknown. June 24, It has been viewed times, with 21 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.
The march that over a decade later would be known as the Dallas Gay Pride Parade. Phil Johnson at a Pride Parade, photograph, [ Those in the surrounding neighborhood erupted in response. Rioters threw bottles and rushed police barricades.