Topics :: Stonewall
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By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
A Christian group has filed a lawsuit against Transport for London, attempting to remove billboards on double-decker buses that tell people who don’t like gays to "get over it."
By Calvin Woodward | Thursday Jun 27, 2013
From Stonewall in New York in 1969 to the marble walls of the Supreme Court, the push to advance gay rights has moved forward, often glacially but recently at a quickening pace.
By Donald Cavanaugh | Wednesday Jun 27, 2012
Compass, the gay and lesbian community center of Lake Worth and the Palm Beaches, will hold its annual Stonewall Black and White Party at the Harriet Himmel Theater at City Place in West Palm Beach on Saturday, June 30 at 8:30 p.m.
By Scott Holland | Friday Jun 15, 2012
The Stonewall Riots, a spontaneous series of demonstrations against unfair police raids and many other injustices that were done to the GLBT community, occurred at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City.
By David B. Caruso | Friday May 11, 2012
At a birthplace of the gay rights movement, patrons of New York City’s Stonewall Inn said they felt like they were living history. In Wyoming, the mother of a man beaten to death because of his sexuality said words couldn’t express her gratitude.
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.
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