HISTORIC SITES

West 42nd Street (between Eighth Avenue & Broadway)

Gay Activists Alliance, Gay Liberation Front, and Radicalesbians Demonstration Against Police Harassment at Times Square

A peaceful Times Square protest over recent increased police harassment against the LGBT community in the Greenwich Village and Times... Learn More

Public Spaces
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Gay Activists Alliance

The Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) was formed in December 1969 by Jim Owles, Marty Robinson, Arthur Evans, Arthur Bell, and others, who became disaffected by the Gay Liberation Front (GLF),... Learn More

HISTORIC SITES

296 Ninth Avenue

Church of the Holy Apostles

From 1969 to 1974, the Church of the Holy Apostles in Chelsea was one of the most important meeting places... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

51-53 Christopher Street

Stonewall Inn

From June 28 to July 3, 1969, LGBT patrons of the Stonewall Inn and members of the local community took... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

130 West 3rd Street

Tony Pastor’s Downtown / Gay Community Center

Tony Pastor’s Downtown, in business from 1939 to 1967, had a mixed clientele of lesbians and tourists, and some gay... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

1 Sheridan Square

Café Society / Ridiculous Theatrical Company

Café Society, what has been billed as New York’s first integrated club, featured many of the jazz giants and singers... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

333 West 17th Street

Lavender Menace Action at Second Congress to Unite Women

“Lavender Menace” was an action led by Radicalesbians, with women from the Gay Liberation Front and several feminist organizations, at... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

338 East 6th Street

Ellen Broidy & Linda Rhodes Residence / Rita Mae Brown Residence

From about 1967 to 1971, activists and then-partners Ellen Broidy and Linda Rhodes rented a fifth floor apartment at 338... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

City Hall Park

Gay Activists Alliance Actions at City Hall

The Gay Activists Alliance held a number of zaps and other actions in City Hall Park from 1970 to 1975... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

141 Prince St

Daughters of Bilitis Center

The Daughters of Bilitis Center was the first exclusively lesbian center in New York City and one of the first... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

1446 First Avenue

Founding of the Gay Activists Alliance at the Arthur Bell Residence

The Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) was officially founded in December 1969, after a number of activists left the earlier Gay... Learn More

Residences