In the early hours of June 28, 1969, an uprising began against a police raid of a Greenwich Village bar—the Stonewall Inn—known to serve lesbian women, gay men, and bisexual and transgender people. The event, which turned into six days of demonstrations and conflicts with law enforcement, marked a pivotal moment in the LGBTQ rights movement. Today pride parades inspired by the Stonewall uprising are held in June in cities throughout the world. As part of the national celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, the Museum of the City of New York presents PRIDE: Photographs of Stonewall […]
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