Discover the debates and the dilemmas that surrounded the creation of the UDHR. Consider the legacies of the declaration, one of the most celebrated milestones in the history of human rights.
In 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community.
Investigate Eleanor Roosevelt’s description of the differences between the way Americans and Soviets viewed personal freedoms and rights in this excerpt of her speech delivered at the Sorbonne.
Learn about the attempts to purge the US military and federal government of gay and lesbian employees during the Cold War and decades later.