On the evening of June 27th, 1969, New York City police did as they had done many times before, raided a known ‘gay’ bar when it was full of patrons on a busy Friday night. But on this night, something unusual happened - the patrons of the Stonewall Inn refused to be arrested and taken away in paddy wagons for the ‘crime’ of being gay. They fought back. Riots in front of the Stonewall Inn in the early-morning hours of June 28, 1969, quickly became an emblem of the modern-day gay pride movement.
NEVER FORGET. NEVER BE SILENT.