1969: The Turning Point

Gay Liberation Front Statement of Purpose in The Prodigal, 1970. Lambda Archives of San Diego.

On June 28th, 1969, a raid on New York City’s Stonewall Inn escalated into a riot that lasted for days. Fed up with regular harassment, patrons of the gay bar refused to cooperate with police during the raid. News of this victory spread and inspired the gay community throughout the country to organize, forming activists… Continue reading 1969: The Turning Point