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Stonewall Uprising

  • 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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  • Village People: Dave Van Ronk

    (This post is part of a series called Village People: A Who’s Who of Greenwich Village, which will explore some of this intern’s favorite Village people and stories.) Dave Van Ronk came to the Village in the 1950s, after twice shipping out with the Merchant […]

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  • LGBTQ History: Around Christopher Street

    Christopher Street is the place most of us look to when it comes to LGBTQ history in New York. It is the site of the Stonewall Uprising, with the second Stonewall Inn, the Gay Liberation Monument, and the Gay Street photo-op all within a few […]

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  • This Day in Greenwich Village: The Stonewall Riot

    Today marks the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, a series of riotous protests at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village that many scholars consider the launching pad for the modern Gay Rights Movement. In 1999, GVSHP and the Organization of Lesbian and Gay Architects and […]

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