) who had complained that her handcuffs were too tight. People started taunting the officers, yelling “Pigs!” and “Copper!” and throwing pennies at them, followed by bottles; some in the crowd slashed the tires of the police vehicles.
, the in the riots began with the 亿乐彩彩票less or “street” kids, those young gay men who viewed the Stonewall as the only safe place in their lives. , were said to have resisted arrest and thrown the first bottle (or brick or stone) at the cops, respectively. Although Johnson later said in a 1987 ,” protesters swarmed outside the paper’s offices. Some called for burning the building down. When the police pushed back, rioting started again, but lasted only a short time, concluding by midnight. in its detailed coverage, running the headline: “Homo Nest Raided, Queen Bees Are Stinging Mad.” Meanwhile, the
New York Times
wrote only sparingly of the whole event, printing a short article on page 22 on June 30 titled
The lasting impact of the Stonewall Riots.
With Stonewall, the
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