The Stonewall Riots Didn’t Start The Gay Rights Movement

By Greggor Mattson, JStor Daily. -

Despite what you may hear during this year’s fiftieth anniversary commemorations, Stonewall was not the spark that ignited the gay rights movement. The story is well known: A routine police raid [...]

The Stonewall Rebellion: Now Is The Time To Remember, Now Is The Time To Go Forward

By Thomas Scott Tucker, Popular Resistance -

We, the people means all of us. Including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and gender-free people. So we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion that took place in [...]

Why Stonewall?

By Matthew Wills, JStor Daily. -

The Stonewall riot/uprising/rebellion of June 1969 is generally remembered as the beginning of the “gay liberation movement.” On the night of June 27th, the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a [...]

DC Transgender Community Fighting For Equality 50 Years After Stonewall

By John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

Washington, DC – Members of the transgender community led a rally on Friday afternoon at Freedom Plaza, marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprising on Christopher Street in New [...]