Alex Myers

Alex Myers

Alex Myers essays have been published in The Guardian, Newsweek, and Salon, among other places. He also writes fiction, and his debut novel, Revolutionary, was published in 2014. Alex speaks nationally on gender inclusivity at schools. Find more at alexmyerswriting.com. Follow him on Twitter @MyersWriting.

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 The annual Pride Parade makes its way past the Stonewall Inn on June 24, 2018, in New York City. The Greenwich Village tavern was the site of the Stonewall riots of 1969, widely considered to be the beginning of the fight for gay and lesbian rights in the U.S.  (Photo: Kena Betancur/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Fifty Years After Stonewall, the Real Fight for LBGTQ Rights Is Local
The U.S. House of Representatives last month passed the Equality Act—more than four decades after it was first introduced—extending civil rights protections to LGBTQ+ people. This vote should give us some hope. Its passage—236-173—was bipartisan, a rare feat these days; its provisions are expansive...
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