The Cooper Do-nuts Riot, Los Angeles – May 1959 A full decade before Stonewall, police faced another angry crowd when they tried to round up
Dewey’s Lunch Counter Sit-In, Philadelphia – April 25, 1965 Dewey’s was a chain of hamburger joints in Philadelphia, and the location near Rittenhouse Square was
ECHO White House Demonstration, D.C. – April 17, 1965 Less than a dozen demonstrators picketed the White House in the first in a series of
Black Cat Protests, Los Angeles – February 11, 1967 On New Year’s Day 1967, undercover cops raided the Black Cat Tavern in Silver Lake, brandishing
Council on Religion and the Homosexual Ball, San Francisco – January 1, 1965 Established in 1964 to foster a dialogue between clergy and gays, the
44thToday is the 43rd birthday of Matthew Shepard. His murder a little over 20 years ago sparked the beginning of a conversation about hate crimes.
Patch Riot, Los Angeles – August 17, 1968 In 1964, Life magazine reported that the LAPD was on a “anti-homosexual drive” to stop gays from
Compton’s Cafeteria Riot, San Francisco – August, 1966 In the 1960s Gene Compton’s cafeteria in San Francisco’s seedy Tenderloin neighborhood was one of the few
The Independence Hall “Annual Reminders,” Philadelphia – July 4, 1965 Four years before Stonewall, Frank Kameny, Barbara Gittings and 38 other activists picketed outside Philadelphia’s
Today is the 43rd birthday of Matthew Shepard. His murder a little over 20 years ago sparked the beginning of a conversation about hate crimes.
Today is the 42nd birthday of Matthew Shepard. His murder a little over 20 years ago sparked the beginning of a conversation about hate crimes.
Today is the 94th birthday of one and only Brett Somers. Actress, personality, style icon. You should be more like her. Pour yourself a highball,