Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019

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Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019 was a series of LGBTQ events and celebrations in June 2019, marking not only the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots, but also the first time WorldPride was held in the United States.wikipedia
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The celebration was the largest LGBTQ event in history, with an official estimate of five million attending Pride weekend in Manhattan alone, including an estimated four million in attendance at the parade.
During Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019, five million took part over the final weekend, with an estimated four million in attendance at the parade.

NYC Pride March

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The Stonewall 50 - WorldPride events were held throughout June, which is traditionally Pride month in New York City and worldwide, under the auspices of the annual NYC Pride March.
The largest NYC Pride March to date coincided with the Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019 festivities, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the riots at the Stonewall Inn, with 150,000 participants and five million visitors to Manhattan on Pride weekend; an estimated four million attended the parade.

Gay pride

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WorldPride, licensed by InterPride and organized by one of its members, is an event that promotes LGBTQ pride issues on an international level through parades, festivals and other cultural activities.
As of 2017, plans were advancing by the State of New York to host in 2019 the largest international celebration of LGBT pride in history, Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

Stonewall Inn

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Patrons of the Stonewall Inn, gay street kids from the surrounding area, and members of the community who came from neighboring gay and lesbian bars, fought back against an early morning police raid, refusing to be arrested for simply patronizing a gay bar and being out in public.
Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019 was the largest international Pride celebration in history, produced by Heritage of Pride and enhanced through a partnership with the I ❤ NY program's LGBT division, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, with 150,000 participants and five million spectators attending in Manhattan alone.

Heritage of Pride

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Produced by Heritage of Pride (HOP), they commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.
This would eventually lead to a successful bid for the first US hosted WorldPride, Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019.

WorldPride Mural Project

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The fifty graffiti murals were commissioned to be created in time for the June 2019 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots at the Stonewall Inn, widely considered the spark of the modern LGBTQ rights movement.

The Stonewall Operas

The Stonewall Operas, are a series of four mini-operas inspired by the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, the spark of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, which had their world premiere in May 2019 at New York University's Shubert Theatre and the Stonewall Inn, as part of the June, 2019 Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019 celebrations, and the 2019 New York Opera Fest, a two-month celebration of the art form.

Manhattan

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The celebration was the largest LGBTQ event in history, with an official estimate of five million attending Pride weekend in Manhattan alone, including an estimated four million in attendance at the parade.
Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019 was the largest international Pride celebration in history, produced by Heritage of Pride and enhanced through a partnership with the I ❤ NY program's LGBT division, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, with 150,000 participants and five million spectators attending in Manhattan alone.

LGBT history in New York

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As of 2017, plans were advancing by the State of New York to host the largest international LGBT pride celebration in 2019, known as Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

Stonewall riots

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Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019 was a series of LGBTQ events and celebrations in June 2019, marking not only the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots, but also the first time WorldPride was held in the United States. The Stonewall Uprising of June 1969 was a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBTQ) community in Greenwich Village, New York City.
Throughought June 2019, Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019, produced by Heritage of Pride in partnership with the I Love New York program's LGBT division, was held in New York to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.

WorldPride

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Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019 was a series of LGBTQ events and celebrations in June 2019, marking not only the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots, but also the first time WorldPride was held in the United States.
In 2019, New York and the world celebrated the largest international Pride celebration in history: Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019, produced by Heritage of Pride and commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, with five million spectators attending in Manhattan for Pride weekend alone.

Stonewall (opera)

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Stonewall is an American opera about the 1969 Stonewall riots, the spark of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, which received its world premiere June 2019 in conjunction with Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019, projected to be the world's largest LGBTQ event.

National LGBTQ Wall of Honor

It was installed in New York City in June 2019, as part of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, within the Stonewall National Monument.

Rainbow flag (LGBT movement)

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UWP then had the flag sent to Paris, France for Paris Pride, and then five more countries as well as Miami, Florida, and finally to be carried by a multinational contingent in Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019, the largest LGBTQ event in history.

Stormé DeLarverie

The SNM is the first U.S. national monument dedicated to LGBTQ rights and history, and the wall’s unveiling was timed to take place during the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

Marsha P. Johnson

On May 31, 2019, queer street artists Homo Riot and Suriani created a mural, as part of the WorldPride Mural Project and Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019, and dedicated to Queer Liberation, featured multiple images of Johnson.

New York City Drag March

In 2019 the 25th Drag March coincides with Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019, anticipated to be the largest international LGBTQ event in history, with many as four million people attending in Manhattan alone; the Drag March will take place June 28.

Billy Porter (entertainer)

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In June 2019, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, sparking the start of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, Queerty named him one of the Pride50 "trailblazing individuals who actively ensure society remains moving towards equality, acceptance, and dignity for all queer people."

Reclaim Pride Coalition

The Reclaim Pride Coalition was created to gather members of the extended LGBT+ community, especially those most at its fringes such as gender nonconforming, queer youth of color, drag queens, sex workers, and radical lesbians, who seek to march in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall riots that effectively started the gay rights movement in the United States in 1969.

Cyndi Lauper

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On June 26, 2019, Lauper performed at the opening ceremony of Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019.

New York City

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Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019 was the largest international Pride celebration in history, produced by Heritage of Pride and enhanced through a partnership with the I ❤ NY program's LGBT division, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, with 150,000 participants and five million spectators attending in Manhattan alone.

LGBT culture in New York City

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Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019 was the largest international Pride celebration in history, produced by Heritage of Pride and enhanced through a partnership with the I ❤ NY program's LGBT division, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, with 150,000 participants and five million spectators attending in Manhattan alone.

LGBT

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Stonewall 50 – WorldPride NYC 2019 was a series of LGBTQ events and celebrations in June 2019, marking not only the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots, but also the first time WorldPride was held in the United States.

LGBT community

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The Stonewall Uprising of June 1969 was a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBTQ) community in Greenwich Village, New York City.