Gay bars and clubs

People pose for pictures in front of the Stonewall Inn before the start of the Queer Liberation March in New York, Sunday, June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 30, 2019 - 7:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York is throwing a massive LGBTQ Pride march as other cities including San Francisco, Chicago and Seattle also host parades commemorating the 50th anniversary of the clash between police and gay bar patrons that sparked the modern gay rights movement. New York's Pride march...
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In this Monday, June 3, 2019 photo, customers gather at the Stonewall Inn in New York. The original Stonewall Inn didn't survive the 1969 police raid and riots that made it famous as a birthplace of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, but the current version will be a focal point of this week's celebrations marking the uprising's 50th anniversary. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 28, 2019 - 7:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, days of unrest in Manhattan's Greenwich Village that began with a police raid on a gay bar and developed into a sustained LGTBQ liberation movement. The streets outside the modern incarnation of the Stonewall...
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James DeWilde and Laureen Vartanian, from Port Orange, Fla., use a patriotic-theme beach umbrella to stay cool as supporters of President Donald Trump camp out in front of the Amway Center, Monday, June 17, 2019, ahead of Tuesday's 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Orlando, Fla. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
June 18, 2019 - 5:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:30 a.m. "Wild" like a rock concert. That's how President Donald Trump envisions his campaign kickoff rally in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night. To Trump, Republican enthusiasm is at an all-time high. But the political...
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June 17, 2019 - 10:17 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump's reelection announcement in Florida on Tuesday are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform in what they say is a juxtaposition of the president's policies. Organizers of the "Win With...
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FILE - In this May 1, 2019 file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Swift made a surprise performance at an iconic gay bar after releasing a song supporting the LGBTQ community. Swift celebrated Pride Month by appearing at the Stonewall Inn on Friday, June 14, 2019. She released her new tune Thursday called “You Need to Calm Down,” where she calls out those who attack the LGBTQ community.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
June 15, 2019 - 9:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift made a surprise performance at an iconic gay bar a day after releasing a song supporting the LGBTQ community. Swift celebrated Pride Month by appearing at New York City's Stonewall Inn on Friday night. She released her new tune Thursday called "You Need to Calm Down,"...
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FILE - In a Thursday April 18, 2019 file photo, New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill, left, and Deputy Commissioner John Miller, right, hold a press conference with the latest into the investigation of suspect charged with attempted arson at St. Patrick's Cathedral, in New York. New York City’s police commissioner apologized Thursday, June 6, 2019 for the 1969 police raid at the Stonewall Inn, which catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
June 06, 2019 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 50 years after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement, New York's police commissioner apologized Tuesday for what his department did. "The actions taken by the NYPD were wrong, plain and simple," Commissioner James O'Neill said during a...
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This image released by Starz shows Melissa Barrera, left, and Mishel Prada from the series "Vida," a drama that follows two Mexican American sisters battling gentrification and the aftermath of their mother’s death. (Kat Marcinowski/Starz via AP)
May 24, 2019 - 8:14 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Starz drama "Vida" returns for its second season on Sunday with an even deeper exploration of an issue facing many U.S. Latino communities: gentrification. The show follows Emma and Lyn, played Mishel Prada and Melissa Barrera respectively, who have inherited from their...
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April 10, 2019 - 1:23 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers were poised Wednesday to begin the process of repealing a 1991 law that bars HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle" following the filing of a lawsuit by LGBT groups. The planned action in the state House comes a day after Republican Attorney...
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Army Staff Sgt. Patricia King, second from right, together with other transgender military members, from left, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Blake Dremann, Army Capt. Alivia Stehlik, Army Capt. Jennifer Peace and Navy Petty Officer Third Class Akira Wyatt, testify about their military service before a House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, as the Trump administration pushes to ban them. King was deployed three times to Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
February 27, 2019 - 4:39 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on transgender troops' impact on the U.S. military since the policy was changed in 2016 under then-President Barack Obama allowing them to serve openly, (all times local): 4 p.m. Transgender troops testifying for the first time to Congress say transitioning to another...
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February 22, 2019 - 11:43 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jackie Shane, a black transgender soul singer who became a pioneering musician in Toronto where she packed out nightclubs in the 1960s, has died. She was 78. Record label Numero Group, which produced a Grammy-nominated album about Shane that brought her back out into the...
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