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The Stonewall riots (also referred to as the Stonewall uprising or the Stonewall rebellion) were a series of spontaneous demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBT) community in response to a police raid that began in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. Wikipedia

  • American opera about the 1969 Stonewall riots, the spark of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, which received its world premiere June 2019 in conjunction with Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019, projected to be the world's largest LGBTQ event. Commissioned by New York City Opera , and features music by Iain Bell, libretto by Pulitzer Prize-winning Mark Campbell, and direction by Leonard Foglia. Wikipedia

  • Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019

    Series of LGBTQ events and celebrations in June 2019, marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots. Also the first time WorldPride was held in the United States. Wikipedia

  • Stonewall Inn

    Gay bar and recreational tavern in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City, and the site of the Stonewall riots of 1969, which is widely considered to be the single most important event leading to the gay liberation movement and the modern fight for LGBT rights in the United States. Located at 51–53 Christopher Street, between Seventh Avenue South and Waverly Place. Wikipedia

  • Stonewall (charity)

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights charity in the United Kingdom, named after the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City's Greenwich Village. Largest LGBT rights organisation in Europe and was formed in 1989 by political activists and others lobbying against section 28 of the Local Government Act. Wikipedia

  • LGBT culture in New York City

    New York City has one of the largest LGBTQ populations in the world and the most prominent. As much a part of New York's basic identity as yellow cabs, high-rise buildings, and Broadway theatre". Wikipedia

  • Gay Liberation Front

    The name of a number of gay liberation groups, the first of which was formed in New York City in 1969, immediately after the Stonewall riots, in which police clashed with gay demonstrators. Formed in the aftermath of the Stonewall Riots. Wikipedia

  • New York City

    Most populous city in the United States. Estimated 2019 population of 8,336,817 distributed over about 302.6 sqmi, New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Wikipedia

  • Stormé DeLarverie

    American woman known as the butch lesbian whose scuffle with police was, according to Stormé and many eyewitnesses, the spark that ignited the Stonewall riots, spurring the crowd to action. Born in New Orleans, to an African American mother and a white father. Wikipedia

  • Sylvia Rivera

    American gay liberation, and transgender rights activist who was also a noted community worker in New York. Rivera, who identified as a drag queen, participated in demonstrations with the Gay Liberation Front. Wikipedia

  • Stonewall National Monument

    7.7 acre U.S. National Monument in the West Village neighborhood of Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Directly across the street from the Stonewall Inn—the site of the Stonewall riots of June 28, 1969, widely regarded as the start of the modern LGBT rights movement in the United States. Wikipedia

  • Stonewall Uprising

    2010 American documentary film examining the events surrounding the Stonewall riots that began during the early hours of June 28, 1969. Stonewall Uprising made its theatrical debut on June 16, 2010, at the Film Forum in New York City. Wikipedia

  • Marsha P. Johnson

    American gay liberation activist and self-identified drag queen. Outspoken advocate for gay rights, Johnson was one of the prominent figures in the Stonewall uprising of 1969. Wikipedia

  • Greenwich Village

    Neighborhood on the west side of Manhattan in New York City, bounded by 14th Street to the north, Broadway to the east, Houston Street to the south, and the Hudson River to the west. Greenwich Village also contains several subsections, including the West Village west of Seventh Avenue and the Meatpacking District in the northwest corner of Greenwich Village. Wikipedia

  • New York (state)

    State in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. One of the original thirteen colonies forming the United States. Wikipedia

  • NYC Pride March

    Event celebrating the LGBTQ community; it is one of the largest annual Pride marches in the world, attracting tens of thousands of participants and millions of sidewalk spectators each June. The route of the Pride march through Lower Manhattan traverses south on Fifth Avenue, through Greenwich Village, passing the Stonewall National Monument, site of the June 1969 riots that launched the modern movement for LGBTQ+ rights. Wikipedia

  • Gay Activists Alliance

    Founded in New York City on December 21, 1969, almost six months after the Stonewall riots, by dissident members of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF). In contrast to the Liberation Front, the Activists Alliance solely and specifically served to gay and lesbian rights, declared themself politically neutral and wanted to work within the political system. Wikipedia

  • LGBT culture

    Culture shared by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals. Sometimes referred to as queer culture , while the term gay culture may be used to mean "LGBT culture" or to refer specifically to homosexual culture. Wikipedia

  • Timeline of notable events in the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in the United States. It also, among other things: Wikipedia

  • Following the Stonewall riots and the birth of the modern gay rights movement in 1969, gay activists began challenging the way American television episodes with LGBT themes presented homosexuality. With the slowly increasing visibility of LGBT characters on fiction series, a pattern began to emerge, beginning with repressed lesbian sniper Miss Brant from 1961's The Asphalt Jungle and continuing through a murderous female impersonator from The Streets of San Francisco and Police Woman and her trio of killer lesbians in 1974 and beyond, of presenting LGBT characters as psychotic killers on crime dramas. Wikipedia

  • LGBT movements in the United States

    Interwoven history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied movements in the United States of America, beginning in the early 20th century and influential in achieving social progress for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and transsexual people. Political ideology and social movement that advocate for the full acceptance of LGBT people in society. Wikipedia

  • Gay liberation

    Social and political movement of the late 1960s through the mid-1980s that urged lesbians and gay men to engage in radical direct action, and to counter societal shame with gay pride. Emphasis on coming out to family, friends and colleagues, and living life as an openly lesbian or gay person. Wikipedia

  • LGBT social movements

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) social movements are social movements that advocate for LGBT people in society. Social movements may focus on equal rights, such as the 2000s movement for same-sex marriage, or they may focus on liberation, as in the gay liberation movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Wikipedia

  • The Stonewall Operas, are a series of four mini-operas inspired by the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, the spark of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, which had their world premiere in May 2019 at New York University's Shubert Theatre and the Stonewall Inn, as part of the June, 2019 Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019 celebrations, and the 2019 New York Opera Fest, a two-month celebration of the art form. The operas capped NYU's "Stonewall at 50", a series of events commemorating the riots and legacy. Wikipedia

  • Manhattan

    Most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City, and coextensive with the County of New York, one of the original counties of the U.S. state of New York. Manhattan serves as the city's economic and administrative center, cultural identifier, and historical birthplace. Wikipedia

  • Frank Kameny

    American gay rights activist. He has been referred to as "one of the most significant figures" in the American gay rights movement. Wikipedia

  • Although the Stonewall riots on June 28, 1969, are generally considered the impetus of the modern gay liberation movement, a number of demonstrations of civil resistance took place prior to that date. These actions, often organized by local homophile organizations but sometimes spontaneous, addressed concerns ranging from anti-gay discrimination in employment and public accommodations to the exclusion of homosexuals from the United States military to police harassment to the treatment of homosexuals in revolutionary Cuba. Wikipedia

  • American lesbian LGBT rights activist, and a co-owner of the Stonewall Inn, and co-founder of the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative. Birthplace of the modern gay rights movements after the 1969 Stonewall riots and forms part of the Stonewall National Monument. Wikipedia

  • LGBT community

    Loosely defined grouping of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, LGBT organizations, and subcultures, united by a common culture and social movements. These communities generally celebrate pride, diversity, individuality, and sexuality. Wikipedia

  • LGBT history in the United States

    LGBT history in the United States spans the contributions and struggles of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals as well as the coalitions they've built. States like California, New Jersey, Colorado, Oregon, and Illinois have public school curricula that legally require LGBT history lessons, including prominent gay people and LGBT-rights milestones, in history classes. Wikipedia

  • West Village

    Neighborhood in the western section of the larger Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City. The traditional boundaries of the West Village are the Hudson River to the west, West 14th Street to the north, Greenwich Avenue to the east, and Christopher Street to the south. Wikipedia

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  • This new radicalism is often attributed to the Stonewall riots of 1969, when a group of gay men, lesbians, drag queens and transgender women at a bar in New York City resisted a police raid.LGBT social movements-Wikipedia
  • Written one year after the Stonewall Riots, Newton acknowledged women and homosexuals as oppressed groups and urged the Blank Panthers to "unite with them in a revolutionary fashion".Black Panther Party-Wikipedia
  • Included in the songs she performed was her own song "Girl on Fire", the performance was part of a concert in honor of those who fought for gay (LGBT) community rights in the Stonewall Riots.Alicia Keys-Wikipedia
  • Emerging from events such as the May 1968 insurrection in France, the anti-Vietnam war movement in the US and the Stonewall riots of 1969, militant gay liberation organisations began to spring up around the world.Socialism-Wikipedia
  • After the elation of change following group action in the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City, in the late 1970s and the early 1980s, some gays and lesbians became less accepting of bisexual or transgender people.LGBT-Wikipedia
  • Wayne R. Dynes, author of the Encyclopedia of Homosexuality, wrote that drag queens were the only "transgender folks around" during the June 1969 Stonewall riots.New York City-Wikipedia
  • While reporting on the Stonewall riots of 1969, the newspaper referred to the riots as "The Great Faggot Rebellion".The Village Voice-Wikipedia
  • In a 1998 interview that discusses the 29th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, McKellen commented, I have many regrets about not having come out earlier, but one of them might be that I didn't engage myself in the politicking.Ian McKellen-Wikipedia
  • The same year, she performed the song in front of thousands in Central Park at the 25th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.Liza Minnelli-Wikipedia
  • He provided few written details about his private life and even after the Stonewall riots of 1969, showed no inclination to "come out".Aaron Copland-Wikipedia
  • In 1869, one hundred years before the Stonewall riots, the German homosexual rights advocate Karl Heinrich Ulrichs introduced the idea of self-disclosure as a means of emancipation.Coming out-Wikipedia
  • The marches spread internationally, including to London where the first "gay pride rally" took place on 1 July 1972, the date chosen deliberately to mark the third anniversary of the Stonewall riots.Pride parade-Wikipedia
  • In 1969, enraged members of the gay community, in search for equality, started the Stonewall riots.Greenwich Village-Wikipedia
  • The music, Shapiro states, is adjunct to "the pleasure-is-politics ethos of post-Stonewall culture."Disco-Wikipedia
  • The SNM is the first U.S. national monument dedicated to LGBTQ rights and history, and the wall's unveiling was timed to take place during the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.James Baldwin-Wikipedia
  • LGBT Pride Month occurs in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969.Gay pride-Wikipedia
  • Chinatown incorporates the highest concentration of Chinese people in the Western Hemisphere, and the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, part of the Stonewall National Monument, is considered the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement.Manhattan-Wikipedia
  • The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay community against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street.Greenwich Village-Wikipedia
  • Most pride events occur annually, and some take place around June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City, a pivotal moment in modern LGBTQ social movements.Pride parade-Wikipedia
  • Early on the morning of Saturday, June 28, 1969, LGBTQ people rioted following a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City.Pride parade-Wikipedia
  • The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay community against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan.Manhattan-Wikipedia
  • The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay community against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan.New York City-Wikipedia
  • McKellen is a co-founder of Stonewall, an LGBT rights lobby group in the United Kingdom, named after the Stonewall riots.Ian McKellen-Wikipedia
  • The magazine, established in 1967, is the oldest and largest LGBT publication in the United States and the only surviving one of its kind that was founded before the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, an uprising that was a major milestone in the LGBT rights movement.The Advocate (LGBT magazine)-Wikipedia
  • The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City.Counterculture of the 1960s-Wikipedia
  • The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay community against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood within Lower Manhattan.New York (state)-Wikipedia
  • The attitude was originally a distinctive factor in pre-Stonewall gay male communities, where it was the dominant cultural pattern.Camp (style)-Wikipedia
  • The SNM is the first U.S. national monument dedicated to LGBTQ rights and history, and the wall's unveiling was timed to take place during the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.Keith Haring-Wikipedia
  • The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay community against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan.Lower Manhattan-Wikipedia
  • In 2019, New York and the world celebrated the largest international Pride celebration in history: Stonewall 50 - WorldPride NYC 2019, produced by Heritage of Pride commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, with five million attending in Manhattan alone.Pride parade-Wikipedia

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