Sylvia Rivera

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    "Christopher Street Should Have A Walk Of Fame!"

    That's what one of the big winners at the Get Out magazine awards at Splash told me the other night. The Christopher Street bar Boots & Saddle won awards for its staff, its karaoke night (with lovely Victoria Chase), and other aspects as well. But owner Robert Ziegler deserves a special honor for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Village People's Randy Jones Starts a New Club Night!

    Randy Jones, the original cowboy from the legendary disco group the Village People, is a man of many hats--not just cowboy ones. He's starting a party called Sunday Night Fever at Splash this Sunday, May 6. Here's what the ever-charming Randy had to say about stuff when I asked. On his input int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    The 20 Most Important LGBT Figures In History

    Bayard Rustin​According to this assessment on, it's a mixed bunch through history. Authors, artists, politicians, civil rights leaders. Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein, Abe Lincoln... (On the floor with that last one? Well, sorry--I guess Abe freed his boyfriend's trouser snake.) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2007
  • Blogs

    December 6, 2007

    Bob Kohler, Gay Rights Pioneer, 1926-2007

    Bob Kohler doing outreach for homeless people with HIV in 2000. photo: Cary Conover Bob Kohler, gay activist, former owner of The Loft on Christopher Street, Stonewall veteran, co-founder of the Gay Liberation Front, ACT UP member, and longtime fixture of Charles Street, died on Wednesday at the ag ... More >>

  • Specials

    March 19, 2002
  • News

    February 26, 2002

    A Woman for Her Time

    In Memory of Stonewall Warrior Sylvia Rivera

  • News

    July 10, 2001


    The Making of a Latino Gay Movement

  • News

    September 29, 1998

    The Hate Report

    Antigay Crime Is the Last Growth Sector