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World Pride & Stonewall 50

LGBTQ Pride Shows in the South Bronx

World Pride & Stonewall 50

LGBTQ Pride Shows in the South Bronx

Crosswalks were painted in rainbow colors, large Rainbow Flags waved in the air, and LGBTQ residents in the Bronx were all smiles as they celebrated queer liberation on June 23 in the final borough-specific Pride event before the WorldPride March on June 30. Comment
World Pride & Stonewall 50

Puerto Rico Cultivates Its Own Kind of Pride

World Pride & Stonewall 50

Puerto Rico Cultivates Its Own Kind of Pride

Pride runs strong in Puerto Rico. That goes equally for the LGBTQ community and for the “fuerza Puerto Rico” power that rallied the island after 2017’s devastating hurricanes. Comment
World Pride & Stonewall 50

Queer Culture Under Glass

World Pride & Stonewall 50

Queer Culture Under Glass

Well over a year ago, out of the blue, I was contacted by Rebecca Klassen, assistant curator of Material Culture at the New-York Historical Society (NYHS). She had been tasked with crafting an exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, and heard through the queer grapevine about my collection of flyers and other ephemera from New York gay clubs from the 1990s. She wanted to take a look. Comment
World Pride & Stonewall 50

City Officially Landmarks Six LGBTQ Sites

World Pride & Stonewall 50

City Officially Landmarks Six LGBTQ Sites

Just in time for WorldPride, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) on June 18 landmarked six important sites in the city’s LGBTQ history. Comment
World Pride & Stonewall 50

Head into WorldPride’s Home Stretch

World Pride & Stonewall 50

Head into WorldPride’s Home Stretch

The city’s month-long celebration of WorldPride festivities continues through the end of June and culminates with the annual Pride March on June 30. There are numerous other events to check out during the week and into the weekend leading up to the final Sunday of the month, from family movie nights to the Dyke March and rooftop receptions. Comment
World Pride & Stonewall 50

Painting the Town Rainbow

World Pride & Stonewall 50

Painting the Town Rainbow

Pride comes in many colors. For 50 diverse international artists, those colors will be sprayed, brushed, and splashed across all five boroughs as part of the World Mural Project (worldpridemuralproject.org). Comment
World Pride & Stonewall 50

Rainbow Flag Creator Remembered

World Pride & Stonewall 50

Rainbow Flag Creator Remembered

As global attention focuses on New York with the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and the WorldPride celebrations scheduled to coincide, the creator of the Rainbow Flag is finally getting his say with the posthumous release of Gilbert Baker’s “Rainbow Warrior: My Life in Color.” Comments (1)
World Pride & Stonewall 50

Celebrating WorldPride In East Midtown

World Pride & Stonewall 50

Celebrating WorldPride In East Midtown

Manhattan neighborhood partnership finds innovative ways to mark Stonewall 50 Comment

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