Admission is free, Where to Meet Gay Men in New York City plan to show up early to grab a good spot. It might have scared the pants off Seymour Pine, but for Fouratt it was a thing of wonder. The unrest outside the Stonewall and clashes with police lasted for six nights.
Gay is OK, gay is good. China may have set the standard for opening ceremonies back inbut NYC Pride is trying awfully hard to beat it.
Nor was holding hands in the street permitted. Illinois was the only state in the union where sexual acts between consenting same-sex partners were legal. Out to Climb Wednesday, June 12 Long Island City Brooklyn Boulders brings Pride to the rock wall with races, climbing instruction, and -- check this out -- a vertical drag show.
Just being together with other gay people on the street, in the open air, no longer hiding behind trees or the boarded-up windows of gay bars, was in itself revolutionary.