In commemoration of its 39th anniversary, QCicons starts off with a bang with the Stonewall Riots, a 5-day long clash between gay bar patrons and NYC police that brought long-simmering homophobic tensions boiling over onto the world stage. Enjoy the 10 facts above then learn more by clicking on the links below…

Learn even more at the Wikipedia entry for Stonewall.
Check out this fun “Schoolhouse Rock” video recounting the riots…

Get a listing of other international Pride events happening this summer.