The Stonewall Riots and the Pride Legacy
43 Years Since the Revolution Started.
Today is anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. The editor asks how that legacy is faring in 2012.
“To cries of ‘gay power’, and ‘Christopher Street belongs to the queens’, the crowds fought back. As the activist and academic Dennis Altman later wrote, it was the ‘Boston Tea Party of the gay movement’.”