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What do an original rainbow flag, a life-size photo of Marsha P. Johnson, and the gavel that ended ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ have in common?

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A better-known milestone came on June 28, 1969, when patrons at the Stonewall Inn, an LGBTQ bar in New York’s Greenwich Village neighborhood, erupted in a protest that lasted six days. Police struggled with a lesbian, throwing her into a car, according to the exhibit, and “200 furious clubgoers struck back.”

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