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New Yorkers celebrate nationwide marriage ruling with pop-up parties, weddings

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Emily Burke, left, and Lindsay Meeks react with hundreds of others gathered during a rally in Greenwich Village to celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage, Friday, June 26, 2015, in New York.
From pop-up parties to weddings, New Yorkers celebrated the Supreme Court's ruling Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. ...

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New York City grants landmark status to Stonewall Inn

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Stonewall Inn, New York.
New York City's landmarks commission has voted to grant official status to the Greenwich Village bar where resistance to a police raid sparked the modern gay rights movement. ...

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Commission to consider designating Stonewall Inn a New York City landmark

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Stonewall Inn, New York.
Designation would grant recognition to a powerful symbol of the gay rights movement. The Greenwich Village tavern would be the first landmark honored specifically for its role in the city's gay history. ...

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The greatest of hypocrisies: Gays condemn black riots over racism, forget how our movement started

Saturday, December 6, 2014
This photo appeared on the front page of The New York Daily News on Sunday, June 29, 1969. It’s apparently the only photo taken during the first night of the Stonewall Riots. In it, street kids, including homeless youth who made the park across the street from Stonewall home, are shown getting into a fight with police.
Some gays are hypocrites. They condemn the rioting in the aftermath of extreme miscarriages of justice for black people, all the while ignoring the fact they gather once a year ... ...

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National Park Service announces effort to mark historic LGBT sites

Friday, May 30, 2014
Stonewall Inn, New York.
The U.S. National Park Service will begin marking places of significance to the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Friday at the Stonewall Inn, scene of the 1969 riots widely credited with starting ...

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National Park Service aims to identify, promote historic LGBT sites

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Brody LevesqueStonewall Inn, c.2010
SAN FRANCISCO -- The National Park Service is launching an initiative to make places and people of significance to the history of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual Americans part of the national narrative. ...

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Storme DeLarverie, lesbian activist who took part in Stonewall riots, dies at 93

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Storme DeLarverie
NEW YORK -- Storme DeLarverie, a lesbian activist who took part in the New York Stonewall riots in 1969 that si widely credited as the start of the gay rights movement in the United States, has died. She was 93. ...

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Guinness cancels sponsorship of NYC St. Patrick’s Day parade over gay ban

Sunday, March 16, 2014
NEW YORK -- Guinness announced Sunday it is cancelling its sponsorship of Monday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City because event organizers refuse to allow gay participants to carry signs expressing their LGBT pride. ...

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Historic Stonewall Inn to drop Guinness beer over NYC parade sponsorship

Sunday, March 16, 2014
Brody LevesqueStonewall Inn, c.2010
NEW YORK -- New York's historic Stonewall Inn, site of the Stonewall riots of 1969 which is widely considered to be the single most important event leading to the modern gay rights movement, will drop Guinness beer from its shelves ...

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Remembering Stonewall: Why LGBT pride can now be celebrated openly

Friday, June 28, 2013
NEW YORK -- Forty-four years ago tonight, in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, uniformed and plain-clothed New York City police officers raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular Greenwich Village gay bar on Christopher Street. ...

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