Activist Mark Segal talks Pride Month, Stonewall, increased visibility for LGBTQ+ cause

ByMatt O'Donnell and Niki Hawkins WPVI logo
Monday, June 7, 2021
Activist Mark Segal on the fight for LGBTQ+ rights past and present
A titan in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights, Mark Segal joins Inside Story to discuss his role in the Stonewall Protests and the continued battle for LGBTQ+ rights.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- For the start of Pride Month, host Matt O'Donnell interviews legendary LGBTQ+ Rights Activist and Founder of the Philadelphia Gay News Mark Segal.

They discuss Segal's role in the historic Stonewall Protests in New York City in 1969 and how handcuffing himself to studio cameras during live News broadcasts increased visibility for the cause.

Also, how the myriad of successes for the movement has accumulated today, plus the fight that continues for equality.

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