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Stonewall panel to feature local experts

The Blade’s Lou Chibbaro, Jr. will be on a Stonewall panel July 25. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) An LGBT history panel discussion called “Commemorating the Stonewall Uprising, LGBTQ Activism in D.C.” will be held on…

DecrimNow rally held on Stonewall anniversary

Trans activist Dee Curry, second from right, speaks at a rally to support the decriminalization of sex work. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) The Sex Worker Advocates Coalition (DecrimNow) held a rally at Freedom Plaza on…

The invention of Stonewall commemoration

Photo of the first Annual Reminder at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1965. (Photo courtesy of LGBT 50th) Fifty years ago this month, the Stonewall Rebellion happened. Forty-nine years ago, the first commemoration of the…

Stonewall wasn’t the only LGBT riot

Rioters outside San Francisco City Hall on May 21, 1979 responding to the verdict in the Dan White murder case. (Photo by Daniel Nicoletta via Wikimedia Commons) With the 50th anniversary of the June 1969 Stonewall riots in New…

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