Mattachine Society News and Stories
Queer parties, protests and trans women who started the Stonewall Riots are all hiding in the New York Public Library’s massive photo archive.
The Mattachine Society was eventually seen as too reserved, but it laid the groundwork for the entire LGBTQ rights movement
While now it’s mostly just an aesthetic, the radical faeries started out as a counter-cultural community — and changed the world for the better
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