Stonewall Eyewitness Karla Jay Clarifies Misconceptions

Stonewall wasn’t bloody enough to be considered a true riot. That’s the contention of one activist who went the second night to see the brouhaha she’d heard about first hand. “I’d prefer to call it a rebelli...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 24

1. “They stood up and spoke out. The riots became protests, the protests became a movement. The movement ultimately became an integral part of America.” President Obama designated the Stonewall Inn as a nationa...
Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: Stonewall-sized expectations

If you’re gay you’ve certainly heard of the Stonewall riots, but have you actually ever been to the bar where it took place? I have and it was nothing like what I expected. I wasn’t born when those demonstra...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 4

1. President Obama is poised to declare the first-ever national monument recognizing the struggle for LGBT rights, singling out a sliver of green space and part of the surrounding Greenwich Village neighborhood...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 29

1. A transgender woman reported to police that she was raped inside the bathroom at the historic New York City gay bar Stonewall Inn on Saturday night. 2. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has banned city employees fr...