Alumna Amanda Davis is on a Mission to SAve NYC's LGBTQ Landmarks

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 00:00 -- mes3xg

 

You likely know about The Stonewall Inn, home of the 1969 riots that marked a key turning point in the modern fight for gay rights in the United States. However, you might not know about the hundreds of other places in New York City that have played an important role in LGBTQ history, from one of America’s oldest gay bars, Julius,’ to grim sites like the street corner where Julio Rivera was murdered in a 1990 hate crime that sparked the first Queens Pride Parade. Uncovering and recognizing those sites is the biggest and most rewarding part of Amanda Davis’s job. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Caroline Newman)