Remembering Stonewall|Weekend All Things Considered.
This day in history: Back in 1969 a riot broke out in New York, the incident shaped gay culture well after the noise subsided. Moreover, the riot was a signal that the gay community had reached its boiling point and would no longer tolerate the routine raids from the New York Police Department’s Vice Squad. Thus, on Friday June 27th, 1969, the Stonewall Inn became the battleground for gay men, drag queens and the NYPD. << MORE >>