The paper published more than 10, obituaries during the first wave of the AIDS crisis. CNN Philippines. During the U. So it was a total statement. The Stonewall Inn in the gay village of Greenwich VillageManhattanthe cradle of the modern gay rights movement. Inthe Village was the scene of an assault involving seven lesbians and a straight man that sparked appreciable media attention, with strong statements both defending and attacking the parties.
Abel Cedeno, a bullied gay youth convicted of manslaughter in the stabbling death of his high school classmate Matthew McCree, was sentenced to 14 years in prison in a Bronx courthouse today. David Burtka. The concept of Pride being held in other cities simultaneously was ingrained in the concept from the outset.