beforestonewall

Stonewall Wasn’t The First Stonewall

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If LGBTQ+ history were like Christian history, the Stonewall Uprising would be 0 AD. Everything began there. Everything happened because of it. Every twink, every Pride blackout, every video of a gay porn star launching his butthole at you for the Running Butthole Challenge …  It’s all possible because of Stonewall. Or so we’ve been…

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julius

Revisiting Julius’, Site Of Pre-Stonewall ‘Sip-In’

Politics  

The oldest gay bar in New York City, Julius’, is also the site of a groundbreaking “Sip-in” protest in 1966 that succeeded in ending the law banning gays from bars, three years before Stonewall. Dick Leitsch was one of three gay men who bravely staged the “Sip-in.” He met with NBC Out recently at the…

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