"We can take nothing for granted in terms of the progress we achieved," the vice president said at the landmark gay bar in Manhattan.
The co-owners of the historic nightspot said they felt it was important to stand up against corporations that "are trying to legalize discrimination."
The site of 1969's historic LGBTQ uprising had previously launched a fundraiser to stay afloat after being shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic.
The former president's remarks came amid a virtual Pride Month message to commemorate Stonewall Day this week.
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The coronavirus pandemic means no in-person Pride event in New York for the first time since the Stonewall uprising 50 years ago.
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