Stonewall Inn

Lawmakers Call For Stonewall Inn To Be Made National ParkNational parks can only be created by an act of Congress. They include sites of cultural or historic importance like Stonewall, where protesters rioted against police that had raided the inn.
Stonewall Inn Designated A City LandmarkThe Stonewall Inn, the Greenwich Village tavern widely considered to be the birthplace of the gay rights movement, has been designated a city landmark.
Commission Votes To Consider Making Stonewall Inn A City LandmarkThe tavern at 51-53 Christopher Street is known as the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement after patrons squared off and fought against a police raid at the bar in 1969.
Preservationists Pleased With Landmark Consideration For Stonewall InnPreservationists were excited Friday about reports that the historic Stonewall Inn in the West Village will be up for consideration for city historic landmark status.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Announces Effort To Mark LGBT Historical SitesThe park service is convening a panel of 18 scholars who will be charged with exploring the LGBT movement's story in areas such as law, religion, media, civil rights and the arts.
2 Million Turn Out For Annual New York Gay Pride ParadeThrongs of marchers hoisting signs and rainbow flags made their way down Fifth Avenue, West 8th Street and Christopher Street Sunday for New York City's Gay Pride March.
DOMA Suit Plaintiff Windsor To Serve As Pride March MarshalEdith Windsor, the plaintiff who filed the lawsuit that led to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act this week, will be among the grand marshals for this year’s New York City Gay Pride parade.
Crowds Rally In NYC To Celebrate High Court's Ruling On DOMA Crowds rallied in the West Village Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court's decision Wednesday striking down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to gay married couples.
Hundreds Rally For Gay Rights At Washington Square ParkThe demonstration comes as the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on two cases this week.
West Village Coalition Wants Christopher Street To Be Made Gay Rights LandmarkChristopher Street in Manhattan is home to the Stonewall Inn and the 1969 riots there are largely viewed as a turning point in the struggle for gay rights.
Teen Gets Jail In Anti-Gay Beating At Stonewall InnChristopher Orlando didn't speak at his sentencing Tuesday. Defense lawyer John Rapawy says the 18-year-old "just wants to put this behind him.''
Proposals Follow Passage Of Marriage Equality ActDan Gallagher and Peter Shearer were dating for 14 years, but it took only 30 seconds to pop the question, in the middle of the New York Lesbian and Gay Pride Run no less.
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