When it comes to Stonewall, the myths are as famous as the riots

Police conduct a raid at the Stonewall Inn in New York on June 28, 1969. NY Daily News Archive / via Getty Images

By Brooke Sopelsa and Ludwig Hurtado

Movie star and gay icon Judy Garland’s funeral was held June 27, 1969, in Manhattan’s wealthy Upper East Side neighborhood. Just hours after the “Wizard of Oz” luminary was laid to rest — shortly after midnight on Saturday, June 28 — the historic Stonewall uprising erupted just four miles south in […]


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