Header Image (in chronological order): Fred McDarrah/Getty Images, Celebration After Riots Outside Stonewall Inn, Nelly (Betsy Mae Koolo), Chris (Drag Queen Chris), Roger Davis, Michelle and Tommy Lanigan-Schmidt, June 1969. Courtesy of Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York. Diana Davies, Untitled (Marsha P. Johnson hands out flyers for support of gay students at N.Y.U.), c. 1970. © The New York Public Library/Art Resource, NY. Gay Liberation Front, Come Out, 1970. © 1987 The Peter Hujar Archive LLC. Courtesy of Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, and Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco. Diana Davies, Gay Rights Demonstrations, Albany, NY, 1971. © The New York Public Library. Hal Fischer, Signifiers for a Male Response, from the series "Gay Semiotics," 1977/2014. Courtesy of the artist. David Armstrong, George in the Water, Provincetown, 1977. © The Estate of David Armstrong. Shelley Seccombe, Pier 52, 1978. Courtesy of the artist. JEB (Joan E. Biren), Gloria and Charmaine, 1979/2016. Courtesy of the artist. Tseng Kwong Chi, Art After Midnight, New York, 1985. © Muna Tseng Dance Projects, Inc. Lyle Ashton Harris, Americas, 1987–1988/2007. Courtesy of the artist, Salon 94, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum/Art Resource, NY. Silence = Death Project, Silence = Death, 1987. Courtesy of Avram Finkelstein. Lola Flash, AIDS Quilt, 1987. Courtesy of the artist. Catherine Opie, Raven (gun), 1989. © Catherine Opie. Courtesy of Regen Projects, Los Angeles and Lehman Maupin, New York and Hong Kong. Gran Fury, Riot, 1989. Courtesy of Carpenter Center for Visual Arts/Harvard Art Museum. Tuesday Smillie, S.T.A.R., 2012. © Tuesday Smillie. Courtesy of the artist. Elektra KB, Protest Sign II, 2017. © Elektra KB. Courtesy of the artist. David Antonio Cruz, runlittlewhitegirl, portrait of the girls, 2016/2017. © David Antonio Cruz. Photo by Anthony Alvarez. Courtesy of the artist. Sasha Wortzel, We Have Always Been on Fire, 2018. © Sasha Wortzel. Courtesy of the artist. Kiyan Williams, Reflections, 2017. © Kiyan Williams. Courtesy of the artist.