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By Cat Wise
In our news wrap Wednesday, a white man accused of shooting 10 Black victims in Buffalo will face federal hate crimes, President Biden pushed oil companies to produce more gasoline, Michigan police officer charged with murdering Patrick Lyoya was fired,…
The PBS NewsHour spoke with five LGBTQ people about what they remember about Stonewall, what led to the uprising, and how far we’ve come 50 years later.
By Joshua Barajas, Gretchen Frazee, Rebecca Oh, Kira Wakeam
During the era of 1969’s Stonewall Riots, police raids against LGBTQ establishments were common. But when Stonewall patrons fought back, the modern gay rights movement was launched. On Stonewall’s 50th anniversary, Judy Woodruff gets perspective from Reverend Emma Chattin, activist…
By Courtney Norris
The 1969 police raid at Stonewall Inn in New York City was a watershed moment in LGBTQ history. After years of police harassment and mistreatment, the bar’s patrons fought back. As part of the NewsHour’s coverage of the 50th anniversary,…
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex on Tuesday in a landmark case for Africa when the High Court rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code punishing same-sex relations with up to seven years in prison.
By Associated Press
Commissioner James O'Neill said Thursday that "the actions taken by the NYPD were wrong" at the gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village.
By Johnson Lai, Associated Press
Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan rushed to get married Friday, the first day a landmark decision that legalized same-sex marriage took effect.
By Ralph Jennings, Associated Press
Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades.
Sharon Bottoms, who died recently at age 48, made headlines in the 1990s when she lost custody of her son to her mother, who argued that Bottoms' homosexuality made her an unfit parent. Judy Woodruff talks to Donald Butler, the…
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