Look Back. Move Forward.

Events, exhibits, panels, and performances to mark NYU's journey since Stonewall
In the early hours of June 28, 1969, only blocks from NYU’s Washington Square campus, the Stonewall riots began, proving to be a turning point in the modern LGBTQ+ movement over the ensuing five decades. NYU faculty, students, administrators, and alumni have engaged with this movement, contributing to groundbreaking change, but at times experiencing heartbreaking loss. Fifty years later, join us to reflect on the remarkable social, political, cultural, medical, and legal transformations that followed Stonewall and continue to shape our community and our University.


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Upcoming Events

NYU is commemorating this historic anniversary with academic programs, exhibits, and performances across the University.


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Panelists at The Legacy of a Movement: Stonewall to Now

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