Bald Eagle: America’s Bird

Author: John Bedell (Democrat) Ah, the Bald Eagle. With grace and majesty it floats through the air, the stark white head stands out against the cloudless blue sky. Spotting a pine tree, our friend the Eagle calmly comes to a landing on the thickest branch, three-quarters of the way up the tree, and surveys the land below, the yellow beak maintaining a noble smirk as … Continue reading Bald Eagle: America’s Bird

Marsha, Joseph and Sylvia march down Seventh Avenue in 1973.

Before and After: Remembering the Stonewall Uprising

The Stonewall Uprising is most commonly recognized as what sparked the beginning of the LGBTQ+ movement. However, what many people don’t know are the events that led to the momentous night that propelled the entire movement forward. The very first public demonstration for gay rights in the United States took place in 1964. Gay men, lesbian women, and straight supporters gathered in front of the … Continue reading Before and After: Remembering the Stonewall Uprising