SYMHC Classics: The Compton's Cafeteria Riot


Compton's Cafeteria Riot Commemoration 40th Anniversary Historical Marker, San Francisco, CA, USA. Photo by Gaylesf/public domain

This episode reached back to 2015 for some LGBTQ history. In 1966, a restaurant in San Francisco's Tenderloin district was the site of a violent incident in LGBT history. After the riot, a grassroots effort grew to improve relationships between police and Tenderloin's transgender community.

The original episode is here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-comptons-cafeteria-riot.htm

The show notes from the original publish are here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-comptons-cafeteria-riot.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics