Gay New York City: Hornet Stories
Even if you’ve never heard of Peter Hujar, you’ve probably seen some of his revealing, iconic images of queers living in 1970s New York City
Amidst COVID-19 and the shutdown of restaurants, venues and small businesses all over the country, one of the LGBTQ community’s most historic and important landmarks is also in trouble. After being closed for three months, the Stonewall Inn — site of the 1969 uprising largely credited with launching the modern-day[…]
You won’t believe the New York Daily News’ Stonewall article about the uprising. It’s equal parts condescending and revealing.
When it comes to queer riots, Stonewall is hardly the only one that made history! For the last 60 years, LGBTQ people have been raising hell and fighting back against abusive cops. Whether resisting violent police raids or demanding action from callous Republican officials, some of the community’s most important[…]