Stonewall News and Stories
Two years before the Stonewall Riots, this 1967 raid and the protests that followed helped kickoff the modern LGBTQ equality movement
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
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[…]
You won’t believe the New York Daily News’ Stonewall article about the uprising. It’s equal parts condescending and revealing.