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Anonymous activists give Stonewall statues historically accurate makeover

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Before and after activists/vandals altered the Stonewall statues on Christopher Street in New York City.
“It’s bad enough that across the street from Stonewall, they have statues up to commemorate that night. That’s cute, but there’s not a black statue there!" ...

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A Stonewall parody trailer is making the rounds

Friday, August 14, 2015
'Stonewall' parody trailer takes aim at the controversy surrounding the film.
Heather Dockray has remade the trailer to reflect criticisms of the film "whitewashing" history. ...

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Matilda star on ‘Stonewall': Don’t try to alter history

Friday, August 14, 2015
Mara Wilson
It wasn't a party "exclusively for young, fit, white, gay men." ...

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‘Stonewall’ star rallies against the boycott

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Jeremy Irvine,  in a scene from 'Stonewall'
Jeremy Irving discusses the film's "diversity" in a new Instagram post. ...

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‘Stonewall’ writer: ‘Judge the film on its own merits’

Monday, August 10, 2015
Jeremy Irvine,  in a scene from 'Stonewall'
"I have tremendous empathy for those who think they are being erased." ...

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Larry Kramer: Boycott the ‘Stonewall’ boycott

Saturday, August 8, 2015
A scene from 'Stonewall'
"Keeping your film from being seen is only hurting ourselves." ...

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Does Stonewall whitewash the people behind the unrest?

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Who was really responsible for the Stonewall riots?
The trailer for the movie Stonewall glosses over a lot of important people who were there that night. Who was really responsible for the Stonewall Riot? ...

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50 years after Selma, Joe Biden draws parallels between LGBT rights, civil rights

Friday, March 6, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Human Rights Campaign Spring Equity Convention in Washington, Friday, March 6, 2015. Biden said the same human rights that African Americans fought for in Selma, Alabama, are at stake for LGBT rights activists today.
LGBT Americans are fighting for the same rights to equality that African Americans fought for decades ago, says Biden. ...

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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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Quinto, US Ambassador promote LGBT rights, commemorate Stonewall

Saturday, June 28, 2014
From left: Alyx Steadman of The Trevor Project, Zachary Quinto, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power, LGBT rights activist Bill Bahlman, and Hunter College president Jennifer Raab.
NEW YORK -- U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power and "Star Trek" star Zachary Quinto joined forces Thursday to promote gay rights while commemorating the 45th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Inn riots in New York City. "Without the ...

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