Wear our hand-crafted transgender pride pewter necklace sweetly and stylishly, commemorating how half a century ago a group of oppressed, harassed and galvanized people literally and figuratively overturned the fulcrum of power by initiating the Stonewall Riots. Made by Atlantic Pewter.
Designed by transgender woman Monica Helms and first flown at a pride parade in Phoenix, Arizona, USA in 2000. Helms described the meaning “The light blue is the traditional color for baby boys, pink is for girls, and the white in the middle is for those who are transitioning, those who feel they have a neutral gender or no gender, and those who are intersex. The pattern is such that no matter which way you fly it, it will always be correct. This symbolizes us trying to find correctness in our own lives.”
Atlantic Pewter of Harvey Station, New Brunswick, is Dora Boudreau and Cynthia Ryder. Dora Boudreau, the owner, realized her dream by creating a business for presenting delightful designs in jewelry. With her designer, Cynthia Ryder, skilled in stained glass and pewter, they have built a successful women run business that allows them to speak to the LGBTQ+ community with well-crafted charm.
Stonewall 50 at New-York Historical Society features two exhibitions, Letting Loose and Fighting Back: LGBTQ Nightlife Before and After, By the Force of Our Presence: Highlights from the Lesbian Herstory Archives, and a special installation, Say It Loud, Out and Proud: Fifty Years of Pride. On view May 24 through Sept 22, 2019