From Stonewall to Street Festivals
No matter who you love, hit the streets to celebrate Pride with the LGBTQIA+ community. New York has a long, vital history within the gay rights movement: in 1969, the Stonewall Inn riots in Greenwich Village initiated decades of protests and initiatives aimed to destroy prejudices based on sexuality. You can still walk into the bar today and enjoy drinks alongside M&M studded, buttered popcorn—and thankfully, all patrons now have an equal right to marriage.
On Sunday, June 24th at 12:00pm, join the Pride March at 7th Avenue and 16th Street. For more route details, visit the . A series of affiliated programs offer fun, food, education, booze, and art. On the 14th, attend the . Performances and presentations raise new ideas about activism and politics. For something a little more lighthearted, purchase a ticket to the June 18th .