Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50

Featured image

Last night, on Valentine’s Day, the New York Public Library hosted a big cocktail party to celebrate the opening of Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50, a new exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

The event drew a large and diverse crowd, spanning generations of New Yorkers from the LGBTQ community and more. I stopped by the lively affair, produced by Carey Maloney and Hermes Mallea.


Hermes Mallea and Carey Maloney

Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50 illustrates the recent LGBTQ history through the photographs of Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies, who captured the pivotal events of this era and changed the ways that LGBTQ people perceived themselves. Featured alongside these images are other items from the Library’s archival holdings, including ephemera, periodicals, and more. The exhibition runs through July 14, 2019.

As you can see from the photos, the mood on this night was light; and a good time was had by all …


Subscribe

ALSO ON NYSD

Read more
Travel

Growing Up Belvedere

Paige Peterson takes us to her hometown with a pho...READ MORE
Read more
Social Diary

Changing subjects and changing times

Warm and mainly sunny weekend; more news grinding ...READ MORE
Read more
Social Diary

Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Good Afternoon out in Southampton where th...READ MORE
Read more
Guest Diary

No Holds Barred: Once Upon a Time in a Movie Theater

No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol goes to a movie thea...READ MORE
Read more
Guest Diary

Debbie’s Week at a Glance: From Hollywood to the Hamptons

Debbie’s Week at a Glance. Debbie was still in L...READ MORE
Read more
Guest Diary

Schulenberg’s Page: Bob goes to Washington

Schulenberg’s Page. Bob goes to Washington to su...READ MORE
Read more
Guest Diary

The New Attitude on Madison Avenue

The New Attitude on Madison Avenue. Barbara Hodes ...READ MORE
Read more
Social Diary

Life in a Fishbowl

Epstein’s still the topic for some but Prince Ha...READ MORE

Upcoming Events

Tue 20

South Street Seaport Museum 2019 SUMMER SEASON

May 25 - October 1
New York NY
United States
Tue 20

South Street Seaport Museum announces new exhibition The Printed Port

June 14 - October 14
New York NY
United States
Tue 20
Tue 20

“Gypsy’s Dream” presented by Russian Samovar

June 28 @ 9:00 PM - August 30 @ 11:30 PM
New York NY
United States
Tue 20

ROCKEFELLER CENTER® GREENMARKET FARMERS MARKET RETURNS THIS SUMMER

July 17 @ 8:00 AM - August 23 @ 4:00 PM
New York NY
United States

FOLLOW US