Later the Down Under bookstore is blown up in an explosion. The decision sparks a movement to repeal the sodomy laws still in force in 25 states and also spurs momentum for the call for a National March on Washington, D. State to do so. See all Atlanta Restaurants. Although the local district attorney decides not to pursue the case, Hardwick and his attorney challenged the constitutionality of the Georgia sodomy statute.
The Dyke March becomes an official Atlanta Pride event.
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For these two events, U. Like the city itself, "Hotlanta" attracts men and women from around the South who come here to live free. Over people circle the First Baptist Church and Helms refuses to make an appearance. The proposal is dropped. The riots result in organized resistance that grows into the modern-day gay liberation movement.
Inin Powell v. Atlanta Since Stonewall, Upcoming Events in Atlanta. Festivities include an AFLA-sponsored carnival, beauty contests, worship services, film screenings, a parade, a picnic, and rap sessions. In June, several protestors are arrested at one of the protests.