50 Years Ago Today: A Look Back at the Stonewall Uprising - McKinney

50 Years Ago Today: A Look Back at the Stonewall Uprising

June 28, 2019

Today marks 50 years since the start of the Stonewall Uprising, a series of demonstrations led by members of the LGBTQ community in protest of a police raid at the Stonewall Inn in New York City. Stonewall was a pivotal moment in the LGBTQ movement that brought awareness to police brutality and mistreatment of the LGBTQ community. Below is a list of articles that we recommend for those wanting to learn more.

Stonewall Riots

Stonewall riots 50th anniversary: “We will be out, loud, and proud, and in your face”

Stonewall Was the Moment Queerness Glitter-Bombed the World

How the Stonewall riots inspired today’s Pride celebrations

How the homophobic media covered the Stonewall uprising