We might think that New York City, with the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 and the Gay Liberation Day march in 1970, was on the forefront of queer organizing. But that would overlook the remarkable milestones that occurred in Chicago. Chicago’s gay history is indeed a robust one. It was 1924[…]
You won’t believe the New York Daily News’ Stonewall article about the uprising. It’s equal parts condescending and revealing.
It’s hard to talk about queer history in June without talking about Stonewall. You’ve surely heard the name, and you might’ve seen the controversial movie that was recently made (and reviled) about the event. But do you know the full story?
There are over sixty gay bars in New York City — and we’ve been to all of them
While many of us think of Stonewall as the first major fight for LGBTQ rights, there were predecessors, like the Cooper’s Do-Nuts Riot 10 years before
Two years before the Stonewall Riots, this 1967 raid and the protests that followed helped kickoff the modern LGBTQ equality movement
A Madonna NYE gig at Stonewall has everyone talking, as does news of “proud homophobe” Bolsonaro taking office in Brazil
Among today’s top headlines, Madonna’s Stonewall visit left LGBTQ fans inspired, and a new Instagram feature has been unveiled
The world’s biggest pop star is engaged, the U.S. president has called a woman “horseface” and Stonewall history is examined
A 19-year-old named William Gomez broke the Stonewall Inn window with a baseball bat after the bar rightfully kicked him out for being underage.
On the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, we take a look at the history of Stonewall and the three queer women of color we have to thank for Pride
Hornet Sat Down With Late Gay Rights Pioneer Dick Leitsch at Julius’, the Oldest Gay Bar in New York
Dick Leitsch, the last surviving member of the Mattachine Society, sat down with us and Ken Lustbader, co-director of the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project