Stonewall and the Mob: The 50th Anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement
Date: June 27, 2019
Time: 7 p.m. in the Historic Courtroom
Cost: Free for Members or with Museum AdmissionWatch
In June 1969, patrons of popular New York City gay club Stonewall Inn gathered to protest ongoing raids and harassment conducted by law enforcement. This uprising marked the beginning of the gay rights movement in America.
Join us for a special presentation with historian Alex Hortis as he discusses:
- The integral role the Mob played in controlling New York gay clubs
- How this event impacted LGBTQ history
- And much more
A book signing will follow this program.
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Alex Hortis has written extensively on organized crime and public corruption. His articles have been published in New York University Law Review, New York Law School Law Review, and The Informer: The History of American Crime and Law Enforcement. (Courtesy of Amazon)