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Stonewall



  • Stonewall and Queens

    by Marc Stein

    The overlooked importance of Queens, New York in LGBT history. 



  • How Schools Reinvigorated the Stonewall Revolution

    Perhaps, the theory was, just by existing, Gay-Straight Alliance groups could make gay kids feel less alone, and that itself could reduce suicide risk, which was common among gay teens at the time.



  • Video of the Week: Why the Stonewall Riots represented a ‘sea change’ for LGBTQ rights

    On a June night in 1969, patrons of a New York City gay bar called the Stonewall Inn battled with police and set in motion the modern movement for gay rights. Fifty years later, the milestone anniversary of the event has sparked observations and celebrations nationwide -- as well as reflections from LGBTQ Americans about what cultural acceptance has meant to them.


  • Stonewall's Legacy and Kwame Anthony Appiah's Misuse of History

    by Alan Singer

    What Appiah misses in his dismissal of the Stonewall Rebellion’s historical importance is that symbols like Rosa Parks sitting down and Stonewall are crucial to social movements as they mobilize and move from the political margins to the center of civic discourse.



  • Gays are being put back into American history. Quietly.

    President Obama’s designation on Friday of the Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village as a national monument comes amid a push across the country to write lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people into the nation’s collective history, an effort that has been quietly underway for years.