Reclaiming Stonewall: Welcome to the Celebration—and the Struggle

Reclaiming Stonewall: Welcome to the Celebration—and the Struggle

Abstract:

As we reckon with the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, it is essential that we ask, “What still needs to be done?”

"Fifty years ago, in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, a motley multitude of queer folks fought back. The stage was the Stonewall Inn, a popular Mafia-owned gay bar on Christopher Street in New York City’s West Village. The spectacle was a police raid, which had become an increasingly routine fact of queer life during the 1960s. It was summer, people were hot, and the nation was pulsing with protest."

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: Timothy Patrick McCarthy | Jun 24 2019
: As we reckon with the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, it is essential that we ask, “What still needs to be done?”
Last updated on 02/03/2020