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LOOK: Remembering Our Queer History On Stonewall's 45th Anniversary

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.20.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been 45 years since the historic Stonewall Riots, but their significance and impact are still as relevant today as ever before. In honor of th...

A Look At LGBT Landmarks, Then And Now

Posted 10.28.2013 | Gay Voices

By Kristen Droesch for YourTango.com Every political and social movement has its landmarks. The Civil Rights movement had the Lincoln Memorial, an...

Stonewall x 2

Alice Carey | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Alice Carey

They say if you stay in the same place long enough, you get to see everything. So by staying on the same block in Greenwich Village longer than I ever expected, I've seen history being made in front of the Stonewall Inn, not once but twice.

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...

Lila Shapiro

At Stonewall Inn, After DOMA

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.27.2013 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- On Wednesday, the Stonewall Inn opened earlier than usual. At 10 a.m., the day the U.S. Supreme Court handed the gay rights movement a ...

With a Little Help From Strangers: Stonewall at 44

Elan Barnehama | Posted 08.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Elan Barnehama

We may mark time as before and after the Stonewall riots, before and after Rosa Parks sat where she pleased, before and after Jackie Robinson stepped onto Ebbets Field, but those moments were made possible by many, many, many named and unnamed people who came before.

Glennisha Morgan

New Web App Offers Awesome Queer Resistance Walking Tour In New York City

HuffingtonPost.com | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 12.01.2013 | Gay Voices

UPDATE on December 1, 2013: It appears the website for "Whose Streets, Our Streets" is not working at this time. "Whose Streets, Our Streets" is a ...

Hit The Wall: A Review

Rex Reed | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

In "Hit the Wall," the violent, virulent and explosive new play by Ike Holter at New York's Barrow Street Theatre, the gay turbulence of what now seem...

Inauguration 2013: A Transgender Call To Action

Gwendolyn Ann Smith | Posted 03.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Gwendolyn Ann Smith

It is vital to view the history of the Stonewall rebellion much more closely and not let that fight be reduced to simply the right of gay and lesbian Americans to get married. It is important to note that at the forefront of the fight were two transgender women, Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson.

Before the Stonewall in Ukraine

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 09.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

As the truism advises, "Think globally, and act locally," therefore, I have a hope that we can join together to create a world where everyone can celebrate their Pride throughout the year safely and with integrity in ways that express their truest joys while showing their full humanity, freedom, and liberty.

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.

Dis-membering Stonewall

Irene Monroe | Posted 08.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

Those brown and black LGBTQ people have been bleached from the written history of that night. Many LGBTQ blacks and Latinos argue that one of the reasons for the gulf between whites and themselves is the fact that the dominant queer community rewrote the narrative of Stonewall.

Could The Stonewall Riots Be Staged As A Battle Reenactment In NYC?

Mark Allen | Posted 08.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Mark Allen

It wouldn't be hard to inspire younger gay generations by allowing them to participate in a dramatic public staging of a turning point in our past when we decided to fight back.

WATCH: Gay Marriages Performed At The 1998 NYC Pride Parade

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 08.25.2012 | Gay Voices
John Wellington Ennis

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Under One Rainbow

Modesto Tico Valle | Posted 08.22.2012 | Chicago
Modesto Tico Valle

It's a time for us all to celebrate. It's also a time to reaffirm ourselves to the ongoing struggle for equality and acceptance because, even though we've made progress, there is still work to be done.

18 Surprising Facts About Pride

Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 06.04.2012 | Gay Voices

Did you know that the Mafia owned the Stonewall Inn when the famous riots took place in 1969? Or that there were originally eight stripes on the Rainb...

Why Are There So Few Latino Libertarians?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 07.29.2012 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

Of course, there are Latino libertarians out there. But in general, talking Hispanics into espousing the Ron Paul agenda is only slightly easier than getting the pope to show up at the Stonewall Inn for a drink.

Gay Rights Pioneers See History In Obama's Marriage Equality Support

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK — At a birthplace of the gay rights movement, patrons of New York City's Stonewall Inn said they felt like they were living history. In...

The Old Lady and the Book

George Heymont | Posted 12.27.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Two new dramas focus on the links between an old woman and a book. In each case, a younger man's interest in reading is the glue that holds the plot together.

Stonewall Attacker Gets Two Years For Hate Crime

Posted 11.29.2011 | New York

Matthew Francis was sentenced to two years in prison on Tuesday after pleading guilty to felony hate crimes committed last October at the Stonewall In...

WATCH: Reactions At The Stonewall Inn The Moment It Passed

Posted 08.25.2011 | New York

It was good to be a New Yorker Friday. As the Senate debated the same sex marriage bill in Albany, those who support gay rights and same sex marri...

Man Pleads Guilty To Julius Hate Crime Assault

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A man accused of spewing anti-gay and racist insults while attacking a patron at one of New York City's oldest gay bars pleaded guilt...

Two Arrested For Gay Hate Crime at Stonewall Inn

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A patron at the Stonewall Inn, a powerful symbol of the gay rights movement since protests over a 1969 police raid there, was tackled...

The Boys in the Band: Still Offering a Gay Old Time

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Matt Crowley's dark comedy, The Boys in the Band, opened at Manhattan's Theatre Four on April 14, 1968, little more than a year before the Stonewall Inn fracas.