“Stonewall: The Temple” Exhibition – Napoli – Casina Pompeiana

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the photographic exhibition “Stonewall: The Temple” made a stop at the Casina Pompeiana in Naples.

The event, born from the synergy between the Arcigay Antinoo Committee of Naples and the United States Consulate General of Naples, had as guests and gave me the pleasure of meeting Kurt Kelly, owner of the Stonewall Inn, and Tree Sequoia, veteran of those riots of ’69.

Also present at the event was the Mayor of Naples, Luigi de Magistris.

May 17, a non-coincidental date for this exhibition, which represents a milestone in the battle of the LGBT world: the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.

Every year since 2004, it is remembered when on May 17, 1990, homosexuality was removed from the list of mental illnesses. on the recommendation of the World Health Organization.


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