Wednesday, June 30, 2010

A Stonewall Veteran, 89, Misses the Parade

At noon on Sunday, thousands of marchers filled Fifth Avenue for New York City’s annual gay pride parade. Nearly six miles away, on the sixth floor of a nursing home in Brooklyn, the frail, white-haired woman in beige pajamas and brown slippers in Room 609 sat motionless at the edge of her bed, staring out her window.

Read the story of Stonewall veteran Storme DeLarverie in the New York Times here.

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