Stonewall Riots

Art

Art Collective Papi Juice Reminds Us That Nightlife Can Be a Revolution

"Our collective's work is more intentional than just a party. Our mission is to affirm and celebrate the lives of queer and trans people of color who exist all 24 hours of the day."
Taylor Hosking
6.26.19
Pride 2019

LGBTQ Celebs Believe the Fight for Their Rights Is Not Over

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, Billy Porter, Hayley Kiyoko, Josie Totah, Alicia Garza, Danica Roem and more reflect on that critical event and its legacy.
Emma Goldberg
Sabrina Bleich
6.26.19
Impact Equality

These Are the Past Social Movements That Actually Make America Great

Protest is (still) patriotic.
Molly Bangs
6.30.17
Impact Equality

D.C.'s Capital Pride Shook the LGBTQ Establishment to Its Core

The radial display of resistance recalled the Stonewall Riots.
Aaron Barksdale
6.12.17
DRAG

When You're Sasha Velour, Drag Is More Than Lipstick and Liza

We talked comics, collage, and drag with the 'Rupaul’s Drag Race' Season 9 contestant.
Gabrielle Bruney
5.27.17
thump news

Thousands Gathered at Landmark Stonewall Inn for an Anti-Trump Rally Today

Supporters for the rally included New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Britt Julious
2.4.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Stonewall Is a Now Officially a National Monument

"The designation will create the first official National Park Service unit dedicated to telling the story of LGBT Americans," the White House said in a statement.
VICE Staff
6.24.16
pride

Why Dancing Was So Important at the Stonewall Inn, New York's Newly-Landmarked Gay Bar

The Stonewall riots were motivated by gay men and women feeling that their freedom to dance was being threatened.
Steve Weinstein
6.24.15
Stuff

Why the LGBT Community Needs Drag More Than Ever

In another blow to LGBT nightlife, London's legendary drag bar the Black Cap has closed. But the community is resilient. We spoke to several 20-something drag queens about the enduring appeal of maxi dresses, make-up, and activism.
Michael Segalov
4.14.15