Vice President Kamala Harris made a surprise appearance at New York City’s historic Stonewall Inn, the site of the 1969 riot that was largely seen as the beginning of the modern pride movement. It’s the first time a sitting vice president has visited the bar, saying “I’m here because I also understand not only what we should celebrate, in terms of those fighters that fought for fundamental freedoms, but understanding that this fight is not over.”
Two states joined the ongoing fight against conversion therapy this week, with Arizona and Michigan passing executive orders and bills that ban the practice, which has long since been discredited for causing harm to LGBTQ+ youth.
After pleading guilty in court to killing five people, the Club Q shooter was sentenced to life in prison in Colorado. The shooter had been charged with 323 criminal counts. The FBI, which also opened a case against the shooter, said that additional charges could still be filed by the Department of Justice or the U.S. Attorney’s office.