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Stonewall Onscreen: 10 Films to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Gay Liberation Movement

Here are ten films to watch on the 50th anniversary of the day that launched the LGBTQ+ movement as we know it.


Who threw the first brick at Stonewall? Legends abound about the night a group of New York City queers who were tired of being harassed by the cops every night decided they’d had enough. Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Stormé DeLarverie: These are the names that launched the movement as we know it today, first brick or not. Here are 10 films to mark the 50th anniversary of that monumental night in 1969.

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