Bobby Soletto was dancing in a cage at New York’s Stonewall Inn when a routine 1969 police raid turned into the riot that sparked the LGBTQ rights movement. He went on to fight for our community’s rights. He died in Savannah, Georgia following a brief battle with COVID-19.
Soletto was also with his husband for 50 years. Listen to his amazing story here: 50 Years of Love and Stonewall (2019).
Bobby Soletto recounts his experience as a go go dancer at the Stonewall Inn on June 28th 1969 and 50 years of life with his husband.
Rest in power, Bobby!
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