Stephen Sondheim: ‘LGBT’ Should Disappear From Our Language
Ilene Chaiken: How Stonewall Is Embedded in ‘The L Word’
Stonewall 50: The Lesbian Struggle for Space and Identity
Queers are still battling with state-sponsored homophobia, but in the lesbian community we are also battling with ourselves and each other over the boundaries of gender identity.
Andrew Sullivan: Stonewall Is Important but Can Be Overhyped
For Sullivan, ‘Stonewall derailed much of the previous movement’s arguments. Real progress only came when the gay rights movement moved toward the center in the 1990s and 2000s.’
Guinevere Turner: Stonewall Demands We Keep Resistance Alive
Turner dreams ‘of a generation for whom sexuality and gender expression is whatever a person wants it to be, and no one questions your choices or imperatives for a hot second.’
Suze Orman: ‘They Pushed LGBT People Too Far, Thank God’
Suze Orman talks candidly to Tim Teeman: ‘The Stonewall Riots were my entrée into being introduced to other gay people. If that hadn’t happened who knows what would have happened?’
Melissa Etheridge: ‘You Won’t Put Us Back Into the Shadows’
The singer-songwriter and activist talks about what Stonewall means to her, how far the community has come in the last 50 years, and her hopes for the future.
READY FOR CHANGE
These Queer Women Want a Female President—Not Pete Buttigieg
He would be America’s first openly gay president, but also another white man.
Chicago’s Lori Lightfoot Leads America's New Lesbian Mayors
Led by a victorious Lori Lightfoot in Chicago, on Tuesday night Democratic lesbian candidates either won mayoral races or advanced in primary contests.