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It was after the bars had closed and well into the pre-dawn hours of an August morning in when San Francisco cops were in Gene Compton's cafeteria again. They were arresting drag queens, trans women and gay hustlers who had been sitting for hours, eating and gossiping and coming down from their highs with the help of cent cups of coffee. The hour eatery was a local favorite.
The civil rights protests of the ss — from the marches of Martin Luther King to the walkouts of the Chicano movement — were powerful forces for social change across America. Other communities across Los Angeles similarly repurposed their urban surroundings as places to enact newly won freedoms. During this time, the LGBTQ community was transitioning from an ephemeral underground life of tearooms, parks, alleys, and private homes to brick-and-mortar establishments. The early gay-rights movement took advantage of this phenomenon, finding a place in urban America to establish itself by merging civil rights activism with place-making.