Wear our hand-crafted Leather 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.
Whether the kink community should be added in the acronym LGBT is a heated debate, but there is no denying that the community has several of its own flags. This one was designed by Tony DeBlase for Chicago’s International Mr. Leather celebration in 1989. This symbol is not exclusively gay, but rather for the leather and BDSM community. The original flag is on display at the Leather Archives and Museum in Chicago.
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.