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Pride Month 2019 : Stonewall’s 50th Anniversary


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender and Queer Pride Month (LGBTQ Pride Month) is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village.  On June 28th, 1969, the Stonewall Riots (also known as the Stonewall Uprising or Stonewall Rebellion) began following a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, one of Greenwich Village, New York's best known LGBTQ clubs.  Protests and conflicts with police lasted six days and have come to be called the Stonewall riots. This site was declared a National Monument by