Topics :: Stonewall
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By M. M. Adjarian | Thursday Apr 21, 2011
The Stonewall Riots are ’the Rosa Parks moment’ for gay rights. Stonewall Uprising, a recent doc film (to be aired on PBS & released on DVD) about the event, re-examines the event. EDGE spoke to directors Kate Davis & David Heilbroner about their film.
By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday Sep 8, 2010
Seymour Pine, the NYPD officer who led the historic raid on the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village that effectively jump started the modern gay-rights movement -- & who later became a one-man mini-industry, dining out on the subject -- died at age 91.
Monday Jun 21, 2010
A new documentary, "Stonewall Uprising," tells the story of the 1969 raid of a New York City gay bar that erupted into violent demonstrations against police.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Wednesday Jul 1, 2009
Floridians from St. Petersburg to West Palm Beach and even Fort Myers gathered throughout June to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the watershed Stonewall riots.
By Michael K. Lavers | Monday Jun 29, 2009
The New York Congressman joined activists and others outside the Stonewall Inn in lower Manhattan on Monday to urge his colleagues to expand the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include LGBT-specific protections.
By Marcus Franklin | Sunday Jun 28, 2009
Raymond Castro was a regular at The Stonewall Inn in 1969, finding it a haven from a world where gay men and women could be arrested for kissing or holding hands in public. Inside the bar, where plywood covered the windows, warning lights served as a signal for couples to stop dancing.
By Luis Torres | Friday Jun 26, 2009
Forty years ago, a New York City bar called the Stonewall Inn shot to global attention when its gay clientele staged a revolt against police harassment, launching the US gay rights movement.
By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday Jun 24, 2009
The national association for older people is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Stonewall with a multimedia bombardment of interviews, articles and photos.
By Megan Smith | Sunday May 31, 2009
Forty years ago, the gay community in New York was being turned out in the street. This June, a lot has changed and the hottest hotels are throwing the front door and the closet door wide open for Stonewall’s 40th birthday. EDGE gives you the scoop on the best places to sleep for the pride party of the year.
By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday May 13, 2009
For the 40th anniversary of the riots at the Stonewall Bar in New York City, the public library has put together an exhibition that will run during June.
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