Registration is now open! Register here. What better way to start off your Brooklyn Pride Saturday than with a morning 5K 3.
Old Stone House [ Third St. Threes Brewing [ Douglass St. Reading, Drag Queen Story Hour: A sparkly queen will don her reading glasses and tell fairy tales to kids.
No matter what you like to do, Brooklyn seems to have something for you. Hop on your bike and enjoy a Pride ride through Brooklyn! Through a partnership program involving the Brooklyn Community Pride Center, CitiBike, and other organizations, folks who do not have a bike can ride one for free.
RSVP here. Stop by for a pint of ice cream and a pint of Sixpoint Brewery beer! Learn more here. Enjoy drinks, music, and giveaways!
Partnering with Abrons Arts Center, the organization is presenting its third annual summer showcase of work by more than 40 artists in a multidisciplinary public program of performances, readings and workshops. Signature cocktails will be served, and the galleries will have extended viewing hours. From p.
Charles Kaiser, author of The Gay Metropolis: The Landmark History of Gay Life in Americawrote that in the era after World War II"New York City became the literal gay metropolis for hundreds of thousands of immigrants from both within and without the United States: the place they chose to learn how to live openly, honestly and without shame. The Stonewall Inn, located at 51 and 53 Christopher Streetalong with several other establishments in the city, was owned by the Genovese crime family. Once a week a police officer would collect envelopes of cash as a payoff; the Stonewall Inn had no liquor license.
In several Brooklynites looked to create a new opportunity, whereby local organizations, businesses, friends and supporters of equal rights for all could come together in solidarity and celebration and bring visibility to the multi-cultural gay community in the borough. A new organization w as founded — Brooklyn Pride, Inc. In the spirit of Stonewall, Brooklyn Pride welcomes the participation of all the residents of Brooklyn and the outer boroughs, regardless of age, creed, gender, gender identification, HIV status, national origin, physical, mental or development disability, race religion or sexual orientation.
By Andrew Collins. New York City's most populous borough with more than 2. Several neighborhoods have become popular with gays, especially Park Slopewhich has one of the nation's highest concentrations of lesbian residents.