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By Cyd Lass
Staff Writer 

WEB EXCLUSIVE: We're Still Here – Casper United Church of Christ honors 50th anniversary of Stonewall Riots

 

June 27, 2019



WORLAND – The first pride was a riot. For six nights, demonstrations of anger and vandalism perused before the Stonewall Inn, hundreds of LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, etcetera) activists making it clear – from there on out, the LGBTQ+ movement would be louder and more visible.

It started June 28, 1969, when the New York City Police barged into the Stonewall Inn. According to History.com, the inn was registered as a bottle bar, meaning that they didn’t require a liquor license because patrons were supposed to provide their own. This was because the New York Stat...



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