Retrieved July 13, As Michael Fader remembered. New York City has been estimated to have become home to overself-identifying gay and bisexual individuals,  higher than San Francisco and Los Angeles combined. They appeared to be making more money from extortion than they were from liquor sales in the bar. Social attitudes Prejudice Violence.
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We also propose that we contact Homophile organizations throughout the country and suggest that they hold parallel demonstrations on that day. African American and Latino members of the LGBT community in the 80s invented dances such as vogueing and coined terms such as 'reading' and 'throwing shade. It was founded in  and describes itself as the world's largest LGBT synagogue. Pages containing links to subscription-only content Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Some of the men, including those in drag, used their draft cards as identification.
Once a week a police officer would collect envelopes of cash as a payoff; the Stonewall Inn had no liquor license. Retrieved September 26, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In the Mayor of New York City elections, Edward Koch was the preferred candidate; there had been speculation that Koch was secretly a homosexual. Westchester County in particular has spawned several gay villages concomitantly with hipster villages, notably in Hastings-on-HudsonDobbs FerryIrvingtonand Tarrytown.