The Riot Before Stonewall

This month we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the June 1969 Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village. As well we should! Those few nights were the birth of the modern gay liberation movement which has brought us to where we are today. But it wasn’t the first gay riot. Three years earlier, in August 1966, a riot broke out at Compton’s Cafeteria in the Tenderloin District … Continue reading The Riot Before Stonewall