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Stonewall Uprising

The End of ENDA?

Dana Beyer | Posted 07.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

If my gay colleagues choose to jettison ENDA, I'm willing to back off. But the question with which I am left is: Now what? Do we really expect that the House of Representatives, which won't even debate the version of ENDA with broad religious exemptions, will seriously consider a stricter amended one?

Remembering the 1969 Stonewall Raid

Scott G. Brown | Posted 06.23.2014 | Black Voices
Scott G. Brown

The dancing and partying was on at the Stonewall Inn when the raid and ensuing riots occurred the early morning of June 28, 1969, yet it was 38 years later in 2007 when I realized the historic significance of the uprising.

James Thilman

Groundbreaking Project To Shed New (And Long Overdue) Light On LGBT History

HuffingtonPost.com | James Thilman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Gay Voices

Dave Isay, founder and president of the non-profit oral history project StoryCorps, long envisioned an initiative focused on the lesbian, gay, bisexua...

Remembering How Pride Began

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 08.26.2013 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

The fuse that was sparked 43 years ago still burns bright, and the gay rights movement still has many more hurdles to overcome. After a historic ruling for California this morning, I have more hope the other 37 states will sign on.

Obama's Second Inaugural Address And My Personal Journey From The Stonewall To The National Mall

Dana Beyer | Posted 03.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The president's words struck me to the core. Just as I became an accidental activist when I transitioned, I was an accidental participant in the Stonewall uprising when I stumbled upon the chaos when I was trying to attend a concert at the Village Vanguard on the night of June 28, 1969.

Atheists Ignore Islamophobia At Their Peril

Chris Stedman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Religion
Chris Stedman

If too many are only willing to stand up against hate directed at ourselves and other members of our community, then we are not truly against hate or for social justice--we are merely for ourselves.

Hit the Wall Throws Emotional Punches as It Breaks Down Barriers for Gay Rights

Robert Bullen | Posted 06.13.2012 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

Hit the Wall, a powerful new play about the Stonewall Uprising produced by the relatively newbie theater company The Inconvenience, is one of those shows everyone in Chicago is talking about.

Film Review: Stonewall Uprising

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

Filmmakers Kate Davis and David Heibroner have filled a cinematic void ignored too long. It took 41 years for the first non-fiction film to examine this innocuous raid that ignited a revolution.

HuffPost Review: Stonewall Uprising

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

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Stonewall Uprising at Film Forum

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Regina Weinreich

While we grapple with such problems as whether the recently-out Sean Hayes is believable as a heterosexual in Promises Promises, it is good to remember this privileged debate is hard won.