Stonewall: The Riots That Sparked the Gay Revolution
St. Martin's Publishing Group, 25 mai 2010 - 352 pagini
The basis of the PBS American Experience documentary Stonewall Uprising.
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The first sustainable political resistance began in 1950 in Los Angeles when Harry Hay founded the Mattachine Society. This marked the birth of the homophile movement. The founders of the Mattachine Society used the word homophile ...
The Mattachine's new leaders, including those in New York City, reasoned that since they had no validity in society's eyes, they could borrow from those who did, namely, psychologists and psychiatrists, the supposed experts on ...
Harry told him about the Mattachine Society and showed him some of their publications. Craig was immediately fascinated with the idea that gay people were actually organizing to do something about the way they were treated.
Hanging out in his first gay bar, Lenny's Hideaway, Randy heard of a mysterious and very powerful organization called the Mattachine. Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt grew up in the sister towns of Linden and Elizabeth, New Jersey, towns that, ...
His first brainstorm had come in 1958 when he had persuaded the Mattachine Society of New York (Mattachine–New York) to publicize its lectures. Randy had printed and distributed hundreds of flyers, which had drawn an overflow audience.
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David Carter's give a detail account of the environment gays were living in the 1960s, the Stonewall riots, and the lasting effect of the riots and the beginning of gay liberation. When I say detailed ... Citiți recenzia completă
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Carter wrote a history of queer people's 6 day struggle with the police for control of the gay ghetto in New York in 1969. A dense history, heavy with details and anecdotes gleaned from the author's ... Citiți recenzia completă