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On This Gay Day: The 1969 Stonewall Riots started

The fight for queer liberation was propelled forward on this day in 1969 when riots broke out in New York following a police raid at the Stonewall Inn. It is the tipping point where the queer community decided it had had enough of discrimination, intolerance and homophobia. Tired of the police raids and ill-treatment the […]

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‘Stonewall’ director responds to white-washing criticisms

‘Stonewall’ director responds to white-washing criticisms

Roland Emmerich has responded to calls from the LGBT community to boycott his film, following accusations that the film glazes over the vital role that people of colour and the transgender individuals played in the 1969 riots that the film aims to depict. The outrage stems from the release of the first trailer for ‘Stonewall’, […]

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