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St. Louis Mayor reverses decision honoring Stonewall, uniformed police will march in parade

St. Louis Mayor reverses decision honoring Stonewall, uniformed police will march in parade

In a press conference held at City Hall yesterday, St. Louis, Missouri Mayor Lyda Krewson took to the podium flanked by members of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and the Pride St. Louis Board of Directors. Mayor Krewson announced that she did not believe that a previously announced decision to ask that members of […]

Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera to be Immortalized with Monuments in NYC

Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera to be Immortalized with Monuments in NYC

Watch the historic heartfelt presentation by New York City’s First Lady as she unveiled monuments immortalizing transgender activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. This installation will occur in June on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion during the World Pride celebrations which are being held this year in New York City. Mayor Bill […]

Trans activists to rally at Stonewall on the eve movie’s release #NotYourProp

Trans activists to rally at Stonewall on the eve movie’s release #NotYourProp

The real Stonewall Riots weren’t Roland Emmerich’s and Jon Robin Biatz’s whitewashed and classist fiction, it was a rebellion against transphobia, homophobia and police brutality. Amy Walker first reported on this problematic movie on August 5th with her post on how Stonewall Movie Erases Trans Women And Black Drag Queens From History. A group of […]

Historically Accurate Stonewall Film Needs Support

Historically Accurate Stonewall Film Needs Support

As much as the terrible whitewashing and trans erasure of the Hollywood version of Stonewall is a bad thing, and judging from the responses on line potentially the start of another trans/poc riot, one good thing that has come from it is the amount of people now talking about Stonewall and the real history that […]

Stonewall Movie Erases Trans Women And Black Drag Queens From History

Stonewall Movie Erases Trans Women And Black Drag Queens From History

Ask most people who are a part of the LGBT+ community and they will have heard of the phrase Stonewall.  Some will conjure images of the Stonewall organisation, but most will be aware of the historical Stonewall Riots after which the organisation is named. The Stonewall riots were a series of violent protests against the […]

How I Got Stonewall UK To Change Their Website And How Your Voice Is Important

How I Got Stonewall UK To Change Their Website And How Your Voice Is Important

I’m sure many of you will know about the organisation Stonewall, the LGBT charity in the UK named after the Stonewall Riots. Stonewall UK has been around since 1989, and the organisation is actually celebrating it’s 26th birthday today. Despite having been around for so long I was shocked to learn that the organisation hasn’t […]