Saks Fifth Avenue Honors the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Uprising

Saks Fifth Avenue is taking a stand on social injustice - and designers are on board.

On May15, Saks launches a comprehensive campaign to support the LGBTQ community in Honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Riots and the 2019 WorldPride Festival.

Saks will sell a capsule collection of unisex fashion items created by 15 designers and brands and will donate 30 percent of the proceeds to the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative, also known as SIGBI, with a minimum payment $100,000 donation.

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New York Yankees announces Yankees-Stonewall Scholars Initiative

The New York Yankees today announced the creation of the Yankees-Stonewall Scholars Initiative to commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprising and celebrate the achievements of New York City Public School graduating seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement, a commitment to equality and impactful support for the LGBTQ community. The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative to be recognized in pre-game ceremonies. SIGBI thanks the leadership of Pride Live and the New York Yankees for this partnership.

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And the Winner Is...?

We would like to congratulate MELIZA GONZALEZ who is the winner of the Stonewall Day campaign and will meet Lauren Jauregui in Los Angeles!! Congratulations, Meliza and thank you to everyone for joining in and supporting the Stonewall legacy and the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative. Stay tuned for more great campaigns as we head towards the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Uprising throughout 2019.

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Stonewall at 50: Myths, Monument, Meaning

Riot or uprising? Starting point or turning point? A place to gather in celebration or protest? Or just another bar on Christopher Street? - Moderated by Eric Marcus and featuring: Ken Lustbader, Jamie Adams, Robert Woodworth, and Stacy Lentz, CEO and Co-Founder of The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative.

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