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12 Sites

Jewish New York

Though here earlier, Jewish immigrants arrived in New York City in significant numbers from Germany in the mid-19th century and then in particularly large waves from Eastern Europe beginning in... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

116th Street & Broadway

Student Homophile League at Earl Hall, Columbia University

The Student Homophile League, the first gay student organization in the country, was founded at Columbia University in 1966 and... Learn More

Cultural & Educational Institutions
HISTORIC SITES

33-23 171st Street

Manford Family Residence

In 1972, Queens schoolteacher Jeanne Manford publicly spoke out in support of her gay son Morty at a time when... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

201 West 13th Street

Metropolitan-Duane United Methodist Church

Openly gay Reverend C. Edward “Ed” Egan, Jr. led the Metropolitan-Duane United Methodist Church from 1971 to 1977, when he... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

89th Street & 37th Avenue

Queens Pride Parade

In 1993, the inaugural Queens Pride Parade and Multicultural Festival took place in the historically gay neighborhood of Jackson Heights... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1335 Sixth Avenue

Gay Activists Alliance Zap at the Inner Circle Dinner at the New York Hilton Hotel

The Gay Activists Alliance’s April 15, 1972, zap of reporters’ Inner Circle dinner at the New York Hilton Hotel, to... Learn More

Public Spaces