Among the many landmarks of the turbulent decade of the 1960s, few have achieved the fame and symbolic resonance of events that began as a fairly routine example of police harassment on a hot June night in 1969.
The Israeli attorney general has approved a gay pride march in Jerusalem despite concern from police and condemnation from religious extremists. During last year’s march, an ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed three people.
Macy’s department store in Boston removed from its window a duo of mannequins—one wearing a gay pride flag—after a conservative group complained the display was offensive. (h/t: Towleroad ) Macy’s deserves all the criticism it’s getting for caving in to the puritans.