Neighborhoods east of Atlanta put on first-ever Pride festival
Stonewall Week concludes with today’s brunch, rally, picnic and more
Remember Derrick Martin, the Cochran, Ga., teen who made headlines for taking his boyfriend to his rural high school senior prom? Seems Martin is gaining some celebrity status in California. He recently spoke ...
Film showing coincides with Atlanta's Stonewall Week
Some 41 years ago this weekend, a ragtag group of gay street youth, drag queens, dykes and transgender people fought back against a police raid at New York City’s Stonewall Inn.
The 1969 uprising is widely viewed as launching the modern gay rights movement, igniting a more radical approach than the fledgling “homophile” movement that was already quietly underway.
By the next June, cities began hosting rallies and celebrations to mark the anniversary of Stonewall, creating the Gay Pride events that continue to this day.