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  Workforce Diversity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Stonewall is nationally significant because it is associated with events that outstandingly represent the struggle for civil rights in America.
Stonewall is regarded as the single most important event that led to the modern movement for gay and lesbian civil rights.
Stonewall marked the first time that gays and lesbians as a group forcefully and vocally asserted their rights to equality under the law.
www.nps.gov /diversity/stonewall.htm   (368 words)

 Stonewall riots - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Stonewall riots were a series of violent conflicts between New York City police officers and groups of gay and transgendered people that began on June 28, 1969, and lasted several days.
Also called the Stonewall Rebellion or simply Stonewall, the clash was a watershed for the gay rights movement worldwide as gay and transgendered people had never before acted together in such large numbers to forcibly resist police harassment directed towards their community.
The Stonewall bar was heavily frequented by fls and Hispanics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stonewall_riots   (1782 words)

 Interior GLOBE - Dolkart Presentation on Stonewall Inn
The Stonewall Rebellion that began on June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, is the watershed moment in the history of the modern gay and lesbian civil rights movement.
The Stonewall Inn in 1969 was a mafia-run private club that catered to a young collegiate crowd, but was diversified and somewhat inter-racial.
At 30 years, in June of this year, Stonewall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, recognizing the significance of the events which took place in 1969.
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 Retreat to the Stonewall Inn    
Each of the inn’s four individually decorated guest rooms has its own private bath and there’s also a 1-bedroom cottage on the grounds for those who prefer even more space and privacy.
Stonewall Inn is a 5-hour drive from Chicago and a 2 ½-hour drive from Grand Rapids.
Book a room at the Stonewall Inn the last two weekends in October or the first two weekends in November and hear Dave, a veteran Civil War re-enactor, tell Civil War ghost stories in the inn’s candlelit parlor.
www.travellady.com /Issues/November03/RetreattotheStonewallInn.htm   (1060 words)

 Stonewall (movie review)
The credits of Nigel Finch's Stonewall describe the film as a "fictionalization based on the book by Martin Duberman." This book was the first comprehensive history of the 1969 riots in Greenwich Village and of the events that led up to and followed them.
Stonewall, the film, attempts to capture this blend of historical fact-finding, social analysis, and engaging narrative.
Finally, it is unfortunate that a film that embraces many of the complexities and conflicts of gay male culture shies away from exploring the difficulties that gay men and lesbians, in fact, often have in forging social and political alliances.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /MRC/stonewall.html   (1597 words)

 The Stonewall Riots, a turning point in gay history
The myth that the Stonewall riots gave birth to the gay movement is an insult and a discredit to all the men and women who fought for our rights at a time when it was not fashionable - and was even dangerous - to do so.
Stonewall was actually a culmination, a culmination of more than 100 years of organized gay rights activity in the western world.
Stonewall management found it difficult to keep their customers inside Saturday night, since all the action was outside.
www.gay-astrology.com /stonwall.shtml   (4437 words)

 Cleveland Stonewall Democrats: Mission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Stonewall Inn is considered by many to be the birthplace of the modern movement for equality.
Stonewall is a touchstone for the lgbt community, and the Stonewall Inn is still open - and is now registered as a national historical location.
Various groups around the world have chosen to name their organizations after "Stonewall." It is a word, in the lgbt community, that is instantly recognized as representing the living of open, honest and unafraid lives.
www.clevelandstonewalldemocrats.org /whoweare.htm   (612 words)

 Stonewall Jackson Inn B&B bed and breakfast inn - Harrisonburg, Virginia
The Stonewall Jackson Inn Bed & Breakfast is a restored mansion (circa 1885) that is unique to the Harrisonburg area.
The Inn is a restored mansion (circa 1885) that is unique to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
The Inn is well located just off Interstate 81 (Exit 247B) near Historic Old Town Harrisonburg, VA, minutes from James Madison University, and a short drive to many Shenandoah Valley attractions such as the Skyline Drive, two National Forests, the Civil War Trails, multiple Civil War Battlefields and Museums.
www.lanierbb.com /inns/bb30466.html   (436 words)

 A Stand Against Intolerance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The people in the Stonewall Inn, both homosexuals and the employees, were calm and rather easy-going.
The crowd outside the inn was growing rapidly, as the club's elected patrons reached the street, where they were joined by a considerable amount of tourists.
The Stonewall Riots led to more fights for rights, many of which were quite effective, in part because, unlike the riots at Stonewall, they were planned.
awsd.com /burgdorf/stonewall.html   (4022 words)

 Inn Virginia : Stonewall Jackson Inn Bed and Breakfast : Harrisonburg : Inn Details
The Chatelaine will greet you at the front door of the inn with her dazzling smile and gracious invitation to coffee or tea, and whatever the cook has specially prepared for teatime.
The Stonewall Jackson Inn is a restored mansion (Circa 1885) that is unique to the Shenandoah Valley.
Just who the Inn's builder was is obscure, but is believed to have been a New England sea captain who moved to Harrisonburg, Virginia after marrying a valley debutante.
www.innvirginia.com /search/listingDetail.php?id=184   (489 words)

 A Cop in the Stonewall Inn
This is an eyewitness version of the events as told by a police officer who was inside the Stonewall Inn during the incident that precipitated the disorders that many call the Stonewall Inn Riots.
The Stonewall Inn was a popular and well- known gay hangout that was rumored to be backed by organized crime.
To the relief of the cops in the Stonewall Inn, the NYPD Tactical Patrol Force arrived in large numbers and drove the mob from the front of the Stonewall.
www.nycop.com /Stories/Jul_99/A_Cop_in_the_Stonewall_Inn/body_a_cop_in_the_stonewall_inn.html   (2134 words)

 Stonewall Inn Raid -- New York Daily News 6/6/69
According to reports, the Stonewall Inn, a two-story structure with a sand painted brick and opaque glass facade, was a mecca for the homosexual element in the village who wanted nothing but a private little place where they could congregate, drink, dance and do whatever little girls do when they get together.
Inside, the Stonewall bathed in wild, bright psychedelic lights, while the patrons writhed to the sounds of a juke box on a square dance floor surrounded by booths and tables.
She later confessed that she didn't protest the manhandling by the officer, it was just that her hair was in curlers and she was afraid her new beau might be in the crowd and spot her.
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 Stonewall Inn, gay icon, is running low on pride
After being closed for some 20 years, Stonewall reopened in 1990 at 53 Christopher St. and was supposed to return to its former glory, a bar the Village Voice described in 1969 as the “city’s largest, most popular” gay bar.
“Stonewall is a blight on the neighborhood,” said Rick Panson, the former owner of Duplex, a bar next door and a member of Greenwich Village’s Community Board 2.
After all, the Stonewall is to the gay community as Yankee Stadium is to baseball fans.
www.thevillager.com /villager_164/stonewallinngay.html   (1171 words)

 Stonewall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
STONEWALL follows the lives of a half-dozen gay New Yorkers in the weeks leading up to the Stonewall riots while examining police harassment, Mafia control of gay bars, and the general oppression and homophobia faced by gay men and women in the days before the Stonewall Riots launched the Gay Rights Movement in earnest.
STONEWALL was directed by Nigel Finch, who recreated not only the Stonewall Inn but the Sheridan Square of the late 1960's.
STONEWALL, the album and the film, is a celebration of the fight for individual liberty and dignity beating at the core of the Gay Rights Movement.
www.sonymusic.com /artists/Stonewall/Stonewall.html   (575 words)

 Express Gay News Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Thirty-five years after the famous raid at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village that many people credit with launching the modern gay rights movement, Boxx will be honored as a grand marshal of the Stonewall Street Festival and Parade in Wilton Manors Sunday, June 20.
Ironically, Boxx was not arrested on the night of the famous raid at the Stonewall Inn in June 1969 because he had taken the evening off.
Stonewall had been gay about a year and a half when it was raided, Boxx said.
www.expressgaynews.com /print.cfm?content_id=454   (1052 words)

Stonewall Inn was perceived as a drag bar, but Sylvia Rivera disputed that, saying "they wouldn't allow the drag queens in there." Instead it was a bar where white middle class patrons came to pick up hustlers.
And the actual flash point for the rioters was not Judy Garland's death, as popularly theorized, but the fact that the police came for the second time in a week to raid the bar.
The new photo of the Stonewall was taken in June 1999.
www.vreer.net /stonewall.html   (1192 words)

 glbtq >> social sciences >> Stonewall Riots
The sense of anger that underlay the riots, the discovery that strength in numbers could match and even defeat the police, and the realization that members of the glbtq community did not have to tolerate meekly the customary bullying and harassment at the hands of the authorities, quickly led to politicization.
Radical and leftist in orientation, the GLF was but one of many politically focused lesbian and gay organizations that formed in the wake of the riots, both in the United States and around the world.
While the political and communal effects of the Stonewall Riots are real enough, what actually occurred in those early morning hours has become the stuff of legend.
www.glbtq.com /social-sciences/stonewall_riots,2.html   (942 words)

 Stonewall who’s who to Hoover, new book has it all
The Stonewall was known for serving underage kids as well as catering to people who were pot- and acid-dealing hustlers.
The well-known turncoat FBI informant, Ed Murphy, was found to be one of the baddest of the bad, a Stonewall Inn insider, one who was possibly behind the flmailing of Wall St. employees, a suspected kidnapper and murderer; one who even wanted the credit for having made the riots happen.
Meanwhile, Stonewall customers were unaware of what the police knew, and they flocked to the place — paying for watered-down and overpriced drinks — in order to have a place to dance and meet friends, something impossible in heterosexual places.
www.thevillager.com /villager_59/stonewallwhoswhoto.html   (1078 words)

 Greenwich Village Gazette The Stonewall Police Riot
The Stonewall Inn at 51 Christopher Street opened in 1930, in street level space which was created by joining two former stables built ninety years earlier.
The Stonewall was a second home to those who were considered too outrageous to be allowed entry to the strait-laced jazz club two doors down.
Annual parades are now held at the end of June in most American cities to commemorate the Stonewall riot and the movement for gay rights that began on that night.
www.gvny.com /content/history/stonewall.htm   (402 words)

 hotels.com - The Stonewall Jackson Inn - Harrisonburg, VA
The Stonewall Jackson Inn is located in historic Harrisonburg, Va., in the Shenandoah Valley, one mile from James Madison University.
The inn is comprised of three finished floors with a large Queen Anne entrance and beamed ceilings.
The stairways and doors of the inn were built wide enough to accommodate hoop skirts, for guests in the early years of the inn, who would enter from their carriages to the front veranda.
www.hotels.com /property.jsp?property=345459   (396 words)

 Independent Gay Forum - Stonewall Revisited
The Stonewall Inn attracted an eclectic crowd, from teenage college students like Morty Manford to conservatively dressed young men who stopped in with their dates after the theater or opera.
The Stonewall Inn was not a generally welcoming place for drag queens, although as Martin Duberman notes, “...a few favored full-time transvestites, like Tiffany, Spanola Jerry, a hairdresser from Sheepshead Bay, and Tammy Novak...
Lucian Truscott IV, who was also at the Stonewall that night reporting for the Village Voice, wrote that the scene was initially festive: “Cheers would go up as favorites would emerge from the door, strike a pose, and swish by the detective with a 'Hello there, fella.' The stars were in their element.
www.indegayforum.org /authors/marcus/marcus56.html   (3586 words)

 A Stone Wall Inn
A dazzling new way to enjoy Vermont, A Stone Wall Inn was designed by an award-winning architect to combine the coziness of traditional inns with the dynamics of the new century.
The inn is also Vermont's most Green Inn, is solar heated, and uses local and recycled materials.
Uniquely, A Stone Wall Inn is a new century escape, where the design of the buildings and landscapes is sensitive to the needs of its guests and to its environment.
www.astonewallinn.com   (201 words)

 Stonewall riots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Stonewall riots were a series of violent conflicts between homosexuals and police officers in New York City.
"Stonewall," as the raids are often referred to, is considered a turning point for the modern gay rights movement worldwide.
The patrons of the Stonewall were used to such raids and the management was generally able to reopen for business either that night, or the Following day.
stonewall-riots.iqnaut.net   (1439 words)

 G.A.S Review of Stonewall Inn
*Stonewall seems like a wonderful place to go if you've just finished your annual fox hunt and you want to sit for awhile, relax, read the paper, discuss sports or Tory politics with the locals, or just soak in some English cottage ambiance next to a real wood burning hearth.
I found it outrageous that the Stonewall folks make their own barbecue sauce, but they don't keep any bottles on the table.
I'd be interested in knowing some of the history behind the Stonewall Inn.
www.gasbbq.net /stnwl.htm   (1208 words)

 Socialism Today, Issue 40 - The Stonewall riots - 1969
The word 'Stonewall' has entered the vocabulary of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people everywhere as a potent emblem of the gay community making a stand against oppression and demanding full equality in every area of life.
And a prominent gay rights group in Britain passes under the name Stonewall, although its strategy of backroom lobbying and deals with the New Labour government is far removed from the heroic spirit of resistance shown on Christopher Street in June 1969.
In the documentary film Before Stonewall, a lesbian ex-servicewoman called Johnnie Phelps relates how she was called in with another female NCO to see the general-in-command of her battalion - which she estimated was '97% lesbian'.
www.socialismtoday.org /40/stonewall40.html   (3337 words)

 Stonewall Jackson Inn Bed & Breakfast - Harrisonburg, Virginia - BBOnline.com / Introduction
his lovely Inn is situated in the middle of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of...
hus, the Shenandoah Valley is respectfully referred to as "Stonewall Country" and our Inn is located in the midst of the many battles that were fought during Jackson's three years as the Valley's defender.
Especially, you will be impressed with the artwork, as our Inn is filled with the beautiful creations of some of the best Valley artists.
www.bbonline.com /va/stonewalljackson/index.html   (596 words)

 Original Stonewall Inn to close- from Pink News- all the latest gay news from the gay community - Pink News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Tired of years of police harassment, the denizens of Manhattan’s run-down Stonewall Inn finally stood up for their rights and rioted.
Since it was re-opened as a bar in 1989, it seems that Stonewall has attracted a different sort of clientele, and as always with America, it is race much more than class that is the great divider.
It seems the world that created the Stonewall riots has gone forever, and with it the folk-memory of drag queens standing up to the NYPD and triggering the fight for gay rights across the world.
www.pinknews.co.uk /news/view.php?id=2325   (580 words)

To gay teenagers, The Stonewall Inn was a favorite place of refuge, a site where they could dance with whomever they wanted and could choose whatever music they wished.
However, the Stonewall rebellion made the public, and more importantly "us," realize that we are a people, that we must demand our rights as American citizens and as human beings.
The movie also claims that it was queens from The Duplex, not the Stonewall, who went out because a singer saw his car getting a ticket and he was followed by the drag queens.
humanists.net /wasm/stonewall.htm   (3419 words)

 Metroactive Movies | Stonewall
Stonewall, which helped to replenish the world's dwindling supply of freedom, seems a natural subject for a movie, preferably a big, gaudy, celebratory one: John Waters crossed with It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World.
The late director Nigel Finch's Stonewall is a quieter affair, as befits the director of the very earnest British film The Lost Language of Cranes.
The Stonewall Inn, by serving drag queens, ignores a New York law against selling alcohol to known homosexuals.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/07.25.96/stonewall-9630.html   (501 words)

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