Police and Village residents had a few altercations, as both groups antagonized each other. These influences, along with the liberal environment of Greenwich Village, served as catalysts for the Stonewall riots. After he learned of the riot that had occurred the previous evening, he stated, "Gay power! City councilmen were zapped, and Mayor John Lindsay was zapped several times—once on television when GAA members made up the majority of the audience. She escaped repeatedly and fought with four of the police, swearing and shouting, for about ten minutes.
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30 Infamous Police Raids of Gay Bars and Bathhouses
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