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The Police, Disguised as Patrons, Attacked Queer People at the Black Cat Tavern

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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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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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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