Village Alliance 26th Annual Meeting

Village Alliance 26th Annual Meeting

The 26th Annual Meeting of the Village Alliance took place on June 24th at St. John’s University Manhattan Campus, in the spectacular, award winning 101 Astor Place building designed by Fumihiko Maki.

Events

WorldPride NYC Essential Information

WorldPride NYC Essential Information

From transit to viewing areas and crowds, our essential information guide will help you plan for having the very best time at WorldPride in Greenwich Village and beyond.

History

The Moroccan Village - Lesbian Bars and the Mafia!

The Moroccan Village - Lesbian Bars and the Mafia!

As the U.S. was undergoing a “transition from a national war economy to an international consumer society”, Greenwich Village became popular for a new type of go-to-spot: lesbian bars and nightclubs run by the Mafia.

Arts & CultureHistory

Remembering Craig Rodwell

Remembering Craig Rodwell

Craig Rodwell's reports to the press about the Stonewall Riots has helped established the Riots as one of the turning-point events in the gay rights movement. Also, with creating the first bookstore dedicated to gay literature, Rodwell's activism around the Greenwich Village will always be remembered.

8th Street

Relive Positively 8th Street 2019

Relive Positively 8th Street 2019

Greenwich Village’s favorite street festival, Positively 8th Street, returned last Saturday for an afternoon celebrating West 8th Street’s creative and musical heritage, it’s businesses and institutions. Check out the full photo gallery here!

Arts & CultureHistory

Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera: The First-Ever Transgender Activists to Receive A Public-Permanent Monument

Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera: The First-Ever Transgender Activists to Receive A Public-Permanent Monument

For the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion, New York City will be honoring LGBTQ activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera with public monuments. They will become the first-ever Transgender activists to receive permanent-public monuments worldwide. The monument’s proposed location is at the Ruth Wittenberg Triangle, just a few blocks away from the scene of the Stonewall riots and emergence of the LGBTQ rights movement.

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