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On Monday Night April 25, 2011 PBS stations nationwide unveiled a new documentary about the Stonewall Riots which took place June 28, 1969. The oppression that the LGBT community was subjected to should have never happened in the first place. People were getting tired of being arrested and treated like a second class citizens. On that warm night in June the boiling point was at its peak and people were ready to fight back and that’s just what happened. In this documentary we follow the veterans who take us step by step on that fateful night through to the first liberation [...]
... we can spot The Monster Club and Cabaret. This bar sports a piano on the main floor and a disco with a dance floor on the basement level. The club was opened in 1970 after El Chico a famous flamenco dance club that had opened in 1929 closed. Inside the club you can still spot the original wall murals that were once part of El Chico’s. On The other side of Christopher Park at 53 Christopher Street is the spot where it all happened early one morning on June 28, 1969. The place is The Stonewall Inn Bar. This is the latest incarnation [...]
... County born in Dallas, Georgia in 1947 as Wayne Rogers (Wayne County) a artist, actress, musician and drag performer. When Jayne was 21 years old she upped and moved to New York City where she was a regular at the Stonewall Inn, this was 1968 a year before the riots and at the time it wasn’t unusual for the gay clubs and bars to be raided. Jayne did take part in the riots on June 28, 1969 and has fabulous memories of that time and the events that took place. During 1969 Jayne was approached by Jackie Curtis a playwright who wanted [...]
... On Sunday morning October third 2010 Benjamin Carver from Washington D.C.was beaten (but fought back) inside the restroom of the Stonewall Inn bar in Greenwich Village, New York City. The Stonwall Inn the cradle of the gay rights movement in 1969 and a staple business of the West Village. Benjamin was using the urinal when two men walked up to him and asked “if this was a gay bar”? When Benjamin said “yes”, they told him “they don’t like gay people”. Afterwards, they continued to asked him for moneyand when he refused. Benjamin was pummeled by twenty-one year old Matthew Francis and [...]
... Hideaway Mais Oui Milano’s Moss Bar Mystique Nowhere Bar Omega Oscar Wilde Pegasus Peter Rabbits Philadelphia Eagle Pink Elephant Rawhide Release Rounds Saints Sally’s Hideaway Sally’s II Sand Castle Sans Souci Sewer Sneakers Splash Stella’s Tel-Star The Anvil The Barn The Cats Bar The Cockring The Den The Dugout The Eagles Nest The Glory Hole The Hanger The International Stud The Lockeroom Stable The Ramrod The Spike The Stonewall Inn The Terrace The Toilet The View The Works The Zodiac Tool Box Townhouse Two Potato Uncle Charlie’s Uncles Venture Inn White Horse Wildwood Wonder Bar Woody’s Bar XTH Avenue ...
LGBT Gay community center and Out At The Center’s host Laverne Cox reflect back on the twentigth anniversay of the Stonewall Riots with a Art showed called “The Center Show” in the spring of 1989. Curator Rick Barnett approaches (former President of the Center) David Nimmons to set up a public art exhibit for the twentigth anniversary of the Stonewall riots. With help from Barbara Sahlman – Sculptor, who was The Center show curator. Here are a few artist that were part of the public art show and can still be seen at the New York City Gay Community Center. Keith Haring – Men’s restroom. [...]