See 100 years of LGBTQ history mapped across New York City

The liberation movement has evolved in parks, factories, and dance halls—in secret and in the open.

STONEWALL INN, 1969— When lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people resisted a police raid at this Greenwich Village tavern, they brought a growing liberation movement to light. Today, LGBTQ cultural life in New York City is more visible than ever, and researchers are reconstructing its hidden history. To create a map of nightlife, Jeff Ferzoco of the project OUTgoing NYC scoured libraries and collected personal anecdotes to find where people could meet openly or in secret.

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