Stonewall

Trans Legends

Trans Icon Miss Major: 'We've Got to Reclaim Who the Fuck We Are'

Stonewall Uprising veteran Miss Major Griffin-Gracy offers fighting words from a lifetime of advocacy.
Zackary Drucker
11.21.18
Art

How Should We Remember the Stonewall Uprising?

In his new show, artist Chris Vargas of the Museum of Transgender Hirstory & Art skewers the politics of LGBTQ memorialization.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
10.30.18
LGBTQ

How Queer History Finally Came into Its Own

More podcasts, films, TV shows, and books are mining stories from the fight for LGBTQ rights than ever before.
Caitlin Cruz
11.2.17
LGBTQ

Photos from New York’s Post-Stonewall, Pre-AIDS Cruising Scene

How photographer Alvin Baltrop captured a culture of queer sex that might have otherwise been lost to history.
Muri Assunção
7.17.17
Pride 2017

The Unsung History of Circuit Parties, Where Gay Men Seek Sex and Freedom

How hedonistic marathon raves became a unique LGBTQ tradition.
Steve Weinstein
6.21.17
Dancing VS the State

Montreal's Stonewall: How the Sex Garage Raid Mobilized a Generation of LGBT Activists

What we can learn from the aftermath of the July 1990 police attack on an after-hours party 27 years later.
Denise Benson
3.13.17
Stuff

America's Oldest and Longest Performing Drag Queen Is Still Kicking Ass

RuPaul was barely out of diapers when Walter Cole first took the stage. Thirty-nine years later, he's still the top queen in Portland.
Jon Shadel
8.2.16
Music

Gay Country Superstar Patrick Haggerty Is Still 'Cryin' Those Cocksucking Tears'

Patrick Haggerty unwittingly released the first gay country album in America with 'Lavender Country' in 1973. Life's been a strange trip ever since.
Matt Baume
7.29.16
Culture

Before Stonewall: The Raucous Trans Riot that History Nearly Forgot

How one trans woman helped excavate the rebellion that came before the one that everyone remembers.
Rick Paulas
5.12.16
Art

Stunning Portraits Spotlight Trans Women Activists of Color

Andrea Bowers's new exhibit asks "Whose Feminism Is It Anyway?"
Gabrielle Bruney
2.22.16
Film

'Happy Birthday Marsha' Shows What the Gay Rights Movement Owes Trans People

We talked to the filmmakers behind a new short film honoring Marsha Johnson, a trans activist who dedicated her life to the rights of poor trans people of color.
Hugh Ryan
12.19.15
Opinion

Why Drinking 'Transgender Beer' Won't Help the LGBT Community

This week, British beer company BrewDog announced the launch of the first “non-binary transgender beer” but is it really helpful to compare the transgender community to beer hops?
Anthony Lorenzo
11.6.15
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