The Stonewall riots (also referred to as the Stonewall upris... -
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The Stonewall riots (also referred to as the Stonewall upris...

wikipedia - 29 Jun 2018
The Stonewall riots (also referred to as the Stonewall uprising or the Stonewall rebellion) were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBT) community[note 1] against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. They are widely considered to constitute the single most important event leading to the gay liberation movement and the
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Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles to honor Stonewall, LGBTQ history

Windy City Times - 12 Nov 2018
It may be a difficult, shaky time for equality right now, but Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles continues to play on, promoting positivity and love: The 2018-19 season will honor the rich, diverse legacy of LGBTQ history since the Stonewall Riots. "This ...
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Art This Week: A Stonewall Veteran, Violent Clothing, and More

Bedford + Bowery - 12 Nov 2018
The year 2019 (which isn't too far away) will mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, a pivotal and much-debated moment in LGBTQ history. While 50 years is a fairly long time ago, some people who were present on that fateful day are still ...
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Brynn Tannehill: Trans activist calls for action in new book

Windy City Times - 14 Nov 2018
Published the same year as The Stonewall Riots, the book crested at 30 million copies in print worldwide, plus later reissues. Hailed as humorous and up-to-the-minute, that was not the case for LGBT readers, especially transgender individuals.
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SAGA speaker honors LGBTQ visionaries

The Merciad - 14 Nov 2018
Hoover began his talk by discussing the achievements of Marsha P. Johnson, a black transgender woman who fought for LGBTQ rights in the Stonewall riots of 1969. Johnson is a more well-known LGBTQ activist for her role in the gay liberation movement ...
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The Museum of Trans Hirstory & Art (MOTHA) queers monument design

The Architect's Newspaper - 31 Oct 2018
The Inn was the site of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, when a group of patrons at the bar fought back against a police raid on the establishment and demanded to be treated with respect. The riots are frequently cited as the beginning of the LGBTQ rights ...
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How Houston's Drag Scene Influenced The LGBT Movement

Houston Public Media - 08 Nov 2018
Houston-based multi-media artists Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin have produced a performance lecture that explores Houston's drag scene in the years between the Stonewall Riots and the beginning of the AIDS epidemic. It's called A Landing on the ...
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HOP Critics Plan Separate 2019 Civil Rights March - 24 Oct 2018
A coalition that has been challenging the producer of New York City's annual Pride Parade to limit the corporate presence in that event is calling for a separate “civil rights march” in 2019 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots ...
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LGBTQ community finds safety and solidarity in throwback balls

Colorado Springs Independent - 07 Nov 2018
From the Molly Houses of Victorian England to Christopher Street and the Castro District, we always survive, thrive and endure in the face of overt hostility from straight, cisgender society, and — as in the case of the infamous Stonewall Riots of ...
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Transgender rally held at the Capitol

KTUL - 04 Nov 2018
Mattie Witman was the first speaker at the rally. He was there to give voice to those who might be afraid of being outed or unable to speak. He says the transgender community must stand up for their rights as they did almost 50 years ago at the ...
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Perspective: Reflections on the 2018 Champaign-Urbana Pride Parade - 05 Nov 2018
New York City's 1969 Stonewall Riots were arguably the catalyst for the modern Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning (LGBTQ) rights movement, with drag queens at the forefront. In downtown Champaign on September 15, drag queens helped ...
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A Gaythering: Safety and comfort in identity

UI The Daily Iowan - 08 Nov 2018
Related: Pride Perspectives: From Stonewall Riots to city-wide festivals. Zeman also owns City Liquor on South Gilbert Street. Studio 13 has become a part of downtown nightlife, although it is not built directly on the Pedestrian Mall. The alley ...
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Why should you vote?

The Recorder - 07 Nov 2018
The Stonewall riots occurred more than 30 years ago launching the gay rights movement. Yet in 2018, in the most liberal state in the union, there is a ballot question that seeks to end protection against discrimination for our transgendered brothers ...
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11 Latinx Queer Icons to Celebrate This LGBTQ History Month

NewNowNext - 24 Oct 2018
Of Puerto Rican and Venezuelan descent, Rivera has become the “Mother of the Movement” for her historic leadership, from leading the 1969 Stonewall riots to subsequent protests. Rivera was a visionary who rose above her time through outspoken, social ...
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Thomas Cook Airlines' interactive "Love Map" honors LGBT Pride Month

San Diego Gay & Lesbian News - 16 Oct 2018
The expansive map includes over 1000 milestones in Pride history from over 100 countries, events that advanced the community forward since the Stonewall riots of 1969. Moments of legislation change in the map include: Following the Stonewall Riots in ...

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