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Stonewall Anniversary

An (Overdue) Honor For New York's Stonewall Inn

AP | Posted 06.24.2015 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's landmarks commission has voted to grant official status to the Stonewall Inn, the Greenwich (GREN'-ich) Village bar ...


AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 08.29.2014 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Gay pride parades held around the nation Sunday drew huge crowds of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their supporte...

The Stonewall Riots Happened 44 Years Ago Today

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Today marks the 44th anniversary of the historic Stonewall Inn Riots in the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City. The birthplace of the gay...

Thoughts On The Anniversary Of Stonewall, Government Bullying And Pride

David Groshoff | Posted 08.28.2012 | Gay Voices
David Groshoff

As we talk about bullying during Pride season and the anniversary of Stonewall, please understand that the only bullies who can legally initiate, legitimize, and employ force against us when we are otherwise peaceful are the government and its agents.

Stonewall, 43 Years Later: Reflections Of One Of The Oldest Surviving Veterans Of The Seminal 1969 Riots

Scott G. Brown | Posted 08.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Scott G. Brown

The riots were a reflection of the innermost feelings and sentiments of the crowd, who were fed up with the harassment and assaults at the hands of the police. They fought back that night, probably because the police targeted the drag queens and transvestites when making the arrests.

Stonewall: The Raid Heard Around The World?

Avery Stone | Posted 08.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Avery Stone

I realize that my youth does not allow me to know firsthand how far the LGBT community has come, but my discovery of Stonewall has made me hyperaware of two things: first, of making sure I never take change for granted, and second, of the resilience of the LGBT community.

Artists We Lost To AIDS

Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

Today is National HIV Testing Day, so we want to reflect on the history of AIDS and its impact on the Arts. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (A...

"A President Who Fights With You and for You"

Joan Garry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joan Garry

I know what Obama meant -- that together we would fight for equality. But the line is also true if you look at it the other way. Over these next four years, he will continue to fight with the gay community. Because we are impatient.

Gay Pride Parade Marks 40th Anniversary Of Stonewall

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Decades after a riot at a Greenwich Village bar sparked a movement for equal rights, gay New Yorkers celebrated their gains at Sunday...

NY Gay Pride Parade 2009 Information

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City's 40th annual Gay Pride parade takes place this Sunday on June 29. Organized by the Heritage of Pride organization, the march proceeds ...