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65-30 Kissena Boulevard

Lucille Kyvallos Court

Pioneering women’s collegiate basketball figure Lucille Kyvallos served as head coach of the Queens College team for 12 years, including... Learn More

Cultural & Educational Institutions
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99 Wooster Street

Gay Activists Alliance Firehouse

The Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) formed in December 1969 and became the most influential American gay liberation political activist organization in... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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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
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215 West 92nd Street

Joan Nestle Residence

From 1974 to 2002, apartment 13A in this Upper West Side building was the residence of Joan Nestle, an influential... Learn More

Residences
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2 Fifth Avenue

Larry Kramer Residence / Edie Windsor & Dr. Thea Clara Spyer Residence

Author, playwright, and pioneering activist Larry Kramer resided in this Greenwich Village apartment for over three decades, until his death... Learn More

Residences
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103-17 115th Street

Frank Kameny Childhood Residence

Renowned gay rights pioneer Franklin (“Frank”) E. Kameny grew up in this semi-detached brick house from 1925 to 1948. Kameny,... Learn More

Residences
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208 West 13th Street

LGBT Community Center

Since 1983, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community Center has served as a vital support system for hundreds... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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Wall Street & Broadway / 11 Wall Street

ACT UP Demonstrations on Wall Street

Formed in New York City in 1987, the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (more commonly known as ACT UP) brought... Learn More

Public Spaces
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99 Ryerson Street

Walt Whitman Residence

Walt Whitman and his family lived in this house when the first edition of his epochal first collection of poems, Leaves... Learn More

Residences
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46-09 31st Avenue

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

From October 1995 until at least December 1999, Queens/SAGE, a social services and support group for LGBT senior citizens (unaffiliated... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Picket at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, Fourth-Ever U.S. Gay Rights Protest

On April 18, 1965, the fourth-ever gay rights demonstration in the United States – and the third in New York... Learn More

Public Spaces
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768 Fifth Avenue

The Plaza

The Oak Room in the famed Plaza Hotel off Central Park was a discreet meeting place for gay businessmen in... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
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77th Street & Broadway

Guillermo Vasquez Corner

Guillermo Vasquez was a leading gay rights, AIDS, and Latino community activist in Queens who emigrated from Colombia in 1972.... Learn More

Public Spaces
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43rd Street & Skillman Avenue

St. Pat’s for All Parade

In 2000, the inaugural St. Pat’s for All Parade took place in the historically Irish neighborhoods of Sunnyside and Woodside,... Learn More

Public Spaces
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881 Seventh Avenue

Carnegie Hall: Studio Towers

The Studio Towers apartments were constructed atop Carnegie Hall from 1894 to 1897, a few years after the famed performance... Learn More

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170 West 130th Street

National Headquarters for the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Beginning in the 1920s, this Harlem rowhouse was home to a number of important Black social and political organizations. Most... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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141 Montague Street

Brooklyn Heights Press Offices

In July 1966, the homophobic policies of The Brooklyn Heights Press, then headquartered in this building, were the focus of a... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
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215-223 West 49th Street

Ambassador Theater

Opened in 1921, the Ambassador Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Mulatto by Langston Hughes and Bring... Learn More

Performance Venues
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3202 Kossuth Avenue

Ronald I. Jacobowitz Residence

Bronx gay rights activist Ronald I. Jacobowitz, who lived in this apartment building from 1986 to 1994, co-founded Gay Men... Learn More

Residences
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70 Beach Street

Park Villa II

Located in the former Liberty Theatre, Park Villa II (later On Stage), was a popular dance club during the 1980s... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
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180 Christopher Street

Gay Activists Alliance Community Demonstration / Zap at Christopher’s End

A large “Community Demonstration to Protest Syndicate Domination and Police Harassment of Gays” on Saturday night July 24, 1971, was... Learn More

Public Spaces
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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
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135-139 West 31st Street

Father Mychal F. Judge at St. Francis of Assisi Church & Friary

Father Mychal F. Judge was a Catholic priest at St. Francis of Assisi Church and lived in its friary from... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
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645-647 Broadway

David Mancuso Residence / The Loft

From Valentine’s Day 1970 to June 1974, the Loft, one of the most influential underground house parties, operated out of... Learn More

Residences
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70 East 10th Street

Gay Activists Alliance Zaps at Saul Sharison Residence

On September 30 and October 3, 1971, the Gay Activists Alliance zapped the apartment building of Saul Sharison, chair of... Learn More

Public Spaces
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143-147 West 11th Street

St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan

Beginning in the early 1980s, under the leadership of the Sisters of Charity, an organization within the Catholic Church, St.... Learn More

Medical Facilities
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St. Vincent's Triangle

NYC AIDS Memorial

The New York City AIDS Memorial — dedicated on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2016 — honors the more than... Learn More

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