The keys to your home, your car (or your heart!) will jingle gaily, 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.
The LGBT pride flag was created in 1978 by San Francisco artist Gilbert Baker. Originally the flag included eight stripes but colors have been removed due to fabric availability creating the current and most recognized form. Each of the six colors has a meaning; red means life, orange means healing, yellow means sunshine, green means nature, blue means harmony, and purple means spirit.
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