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  • Landmarks vs. National Monuments: How Safe is the Stonewall Inn?

    In late April of last year, President Trump signed an Executive Order aimed at reviewing all National Monuments created under the Antiquities Act since 1996.  As the Stonewall National Monument, designated in 2016, would fall within this review, many individuals and advocacy groups have voiced […]

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  • Fingers Crossed for Another: Individual Landmark Designations We’ve Won

    We had a promising hearing last Tuesday at the Landmarks Preservation Commission on our proposed landmark designation of 827-831 Broadway, with a vote planned for this coming Tuesday, October 31st. We’re hoping for an outcome that will be more treat than trick (if you want […]

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  • Marsha P. Johnson: Trans-activist, Stonewall Revolutionary, Village Resident

    Marsha P. Johnson: Trans-activist, Stonewall Revolutionary, Village Resident

    In the wake of the Stonewall anniversary last month, it’s a good time to look back at some of the inspiring figures that were involved with the uprising that helped cement Greenwich Village as the birthplace of the modern Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) […]

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  • The Legacy of the Stonewall Riots

    The infamous raid on the Stonewall Inn occurred at 3am on June 28th, 1969, and was followed by five nights of ongoing protests. These events came to be known as the Stonewall Riots or Uprising, which is considered to be a major turning point in the […]

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  • Pride Month in NYC: More Historic LGBT sites to visit in our neighborhoods

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village. The Stonewall Riots were a tipping point for the Gay Liberation movement in the United States. […]

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  • LGBT History in All Corners of the Village: The West Village

    June is Pride Month, which makes it especially exciting time to be in the Village.  LGBT history is closely tied with the Village and environs, and throughout the course of this month we’re focusing on four areas of our neighborhood — the West Village, East […]

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  • Historic Court Decision Had Roots in Village House

    The historic 2017 federal court decision that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people are protected from employment discrimination under the civil rights act has deep roots in a house in the South Village at 186 Spring Street — a hotbed of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and […]

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  • Black History Month in the Village: African-American & LGBT Historic Sites

    February is Black History Month.  We here at GVSHP are celebrating it by highlighting different sites of significance to the African-American community within our neighborhoods.  We’re focusing on sites found on our new Civil Rights & Social Justice Map, discussing their connections to African-American History and […]

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  • GVSHP Keeping up the Fight

    During the holiday season we reflect back on the past year.  Here at GVSHP we’ve certainly had some big accomplishments.  We have also had a lot of wonderful support from our members and neighbors, but we need your help to continue the fight.  Please consider […]

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  • The History of the Rainbow Flag

    Last week’s landmark Supreme Court decision ruling that same-sex couples can marry nationwide occurred nearly 46 years to the day after the famed Stonewall Inn Riot. Supporters continue to show their elation with rainbow colored-everything – from banners and socks to layer cake and even […]

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