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Disco, Stonewall and the Birth of Pride Events in Chicago

We might think that New York City, with the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 and the Gay Liberation Day march in 1970, was on the forefront of queer organizing. But that would overlook the remarkable milestones that occurred in Chicago. Chicago’s gay history is indeed a robust one. It was 1924[…]

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Read This Homophobic 1969 News Article About the Stonewall Riots

You won’t believe the New York Daily News’ Stonewall article about the uprising. It’s equal parts condescending and revealing.

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Corrupt Cops, The Mafia and the Unknown History of the Stonewall Uprising

It’s hard to talk about queer history in June without talking about Stonewall. You’ve surely heard the name, and you might’ve seen the controversial movie that was recently made (and reviled) about the event. But do you know the full story?

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Hornet City Guides
The Hornet Guide to Gay New York City

There are over sixty gay bars in New York City — and we’ve been to all of them

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History
Queer People Rioted in 1959, a Decade Before Stonewall, at L.A.’s Cooper’s Do-Nuts

While many of us think of Stonewall as the first major fight for LGBTQ rights, there were predecessors, like the Cooper’s Do-Nuts Riot 10 years before

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The Black Cat Raid, Preceding Stonewall, Was a Crucial Moment in Queer History

Two years before the Stonewall Riots, this 1967 raid and the protests that followed helped kickoff the modern LGBTQ equality movement

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The Daily Sting, Wednesday: Madonna’s NYE Stonewall Gig, Brazil’s Bolsonaro Takes Office

A Madonna NYE gig at Stonewall has everyone talking, as does news of “proud homophobe” Bolsonaro taking office in Brazil

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The Daily Sting, Tuesday: Madonna Hits Up Stonewall, a New Instagram Feature, Preview ‘All Stars 4’

Among today’s top headlines, Madonna’s Stonewall visit left LGBTQ fans inspired, and a new Instagram feature has been unveiled

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The Daily Sting, Tuesday: Trump Goes Low, Gaga Gets Engaged, Stonewall Myths Debunked

The world’s biggest pop star is engaged, the U.S. president has called a woman “horseface” and Stonewall history is examined

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Some Teen Busted the Stonewall Inn’s Front Window Because the Bar Kicked Him Out

A 19-year-old named William Gomez broke the Stonewall Inn window with a baseball bat after the bar rightfully kicked him out for being underage.

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