Since 2017 we have partnered with The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative (SIGBI), a charity that funds grassroots activists and communities across the US fighting for LGBTQ+ rights. SIGBI co-founders Stacy Lentz and Kurt Kelly originally asked us to create a beer for The Stonewall Inn. Over the years we have built a partnership that means not only are we able to provide a sustained source of income to SIGBI through The Stonewall Inn IPA, but we show up in whatever way they need.

While we were working together on Create Space, we sat down with Stacy and Kurt to talk about the history of The Stonewall Inn, the modern struggle for LGBTQ+ rights, and how we could be a part of the work: