Stonewall Plus 22

February 9, 2013 ·

StonewallPlus22

What better way to spend Pride week than looking at drag queens on the site where it all began? The Stonewall Inn (formerly New Jimmy’s) presents Extraordinary Women, a fab photo exhibit of “the most glamorous” transvestites and transsexuals of New York and Amsterdam by artist Remsen Wolff. Stonewall Inn owner Jimmy Pisano remarked, “Transvestites, transsexuals, gays and lesbians stood shoulder-to-shoulder here, so it’s appropriate to salute their fearlessness here.” 53 Christopher St. Through June 30

Outweek, July 3, 1991

[alert type=”info”]Cross-posted from ENDA Blog 2.0[/alert]
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Featuring one of a famous set of photos taken by Fred McDarrah the day after the Stonewall Riot, just outside of the Stonewall Inn.

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