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On the 51st Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, Let’s Honor the Queer Women of Color Responsible

On the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, we take a look at the history of Stonewall and the three queer women of color we have to thank for Pride

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Iconic LGBTQ Landmark The Stonewall Inn Is in Danger of Closing for Good

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[…]

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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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‘Stand Up, Fight Back’: A Brief Timeline of the Violent Fight for LGBTQ Rights

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[…]

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