What began as a pay dispute has later evolved into a list of unsubstantiated grievances by the one full-time employee at Stonewall who was responsible to manage operations of the very volunteers and supporters who paid his salary. Mr. Knicely resigned without notice on the eve of weekend events with a US Congressman in town to support Stonewall nine months ago.
This year, Stonewall has proudly produced a new “Season of Exhibits,” recorded its highest public attendance, established a partnership on LGBT education with Broward County Schools, hosted 13 additional school districts from across the country for a Symposium on issues disproportionately affecting LGBT youth and has announced its second Education Symposium to be held in Los Angeles, March, 2014.
In celebration of Stonewall’s 40th Anniversary this year, Stonewall has extended its national outreach programs to include special exhibits, presentations, and events in Chicago and New York, and locally in Miami Beach and Wilton Manors. Later this year more activities are planned in Boston, Provincetown, Atlanta, and San Francisco, among others, all developed to build greater awareness and support for Stonewall’s Museum, Archives and Library.
The expertise, policies and procedures followed by all the volunteers in the collection, preservation, and exhibition of artifacts at Stonewall are exemplary. The doors at Stonewall are open to the public free of charge six days a week for all to come, learn, and enjoy for themselves.
Stonewall National Museum & Archives