Party Like It’s 1969: A Gay Bashing at Stonewall Inn?

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While the Daily News reports that over 100 people gathered at a vigil for slain Branded Saloon bartender Chai Eun Hillmann, the Post writes on senseless violence at the Stonewall Inn. A couple of Staten Islanders are said to have cornered a 34-year-old D.C. visitor in the bathroom there and used a homophobic slur before pummeling him. They were apprehended and are being charged with a hate crime. This, folks, is why we’re glad New York isn’t one of those states that have started allowing guns in bars.

SI Brutes Busted in Stonewall Gay Bash [NYP]
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