NY Pride Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Stonewall

Fifty years ago this June, New York police raided a gay bar in Greenwich Village, called the Stonewall Inn. In response to the raid, supporters protested and fought against the persecution, which lasted for six days. This historic event sparked a huge movement in LGBT liberation, and demonstrations each year became what is now considered today’s pride parade. Museums across New York will be paying tribute to the people and events surrounding the Stonewall uprising, including but not limited to:

New York Library: “Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50”
Brooklyn Museum: “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall”
New York Historical Society: “Stonewall 50”
Leslie-Lohman Museum: “Art After Stonewall, 1969-1989”
Museum of the City of New York: PRIDE: Photographs of Stonewall and Beyond by Fred W. McDarrah”
All month long (and some for longer), NY will be commemorating the Stonewall Uprising through numerous events. To learn more about more of the events, learn more about the history, or volunteer, visit the Heritage of Pride website here: https://2019-worldpride-stonewall50.nycpride.org/

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