Reclaiming the Revolutionary Spirit of Stonewall at the Queer Liberation March

Photo: Sue Brisk.

By Emma Gaffney

On the night of June 28, 1969, Jay Toole awoke from her park bench bed in Washington Square Park to the sound of chaos. Another police raid was underway at the nearby Stonewall Inn. She, along with several of her homeless neighbors, rushed to the dive bar where they were plunged into the center of a riot. “[The cops] were pushing us all down towards the women’s prison, which was on Greenwich Avenue,” Toole […]

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