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50 Years of Pride

Written by: Kara Kundert

Bluegrass Pride has only existed since 2017, but Pride as a movement has existed for much longer. Arisha White of Refinery 29 has written an excellent history of the radical roots of Pride, from the Stonewall Riots in 1969 to today. Check it out below.

It’s said that a stoned drag queen throwing punches or a cross-dressing dyke named Storme DeLarverie, who was hit with a nightstick, may have started it all. But pushback grew and a tactical patrol force was brought in. Over the course of five days, riots, protests, and fires ensued. These events would become known as the Stonewall Riots...

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