Before Stonewall, the Black Cat in Silver Lake had LGBTQ protest

SILVER LAKE — The LGBTQ civil rights movement has some of its early roots in Silver Lake. In 1967, the Black Cat on Sunset Boulevard was the site of one of the nation’s first organized LGBTQ demonstrations. Activists were protesting Los Angeles police harassment and violence at the neighborhood gay bar. This landmark demonstration — … Continue reading Before Stonewall, the Black Cat in Silver Lake had LGBTQ protest