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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... combined with other sanctions and harassments, major and minor, official and nonofficial, more than sufficed to keep the vast majority of homosexual men and women well within the lines that society had drawn for them.
... as well as the rise of powerful antivice societies to combat prostitution, alcohol consumption, homosexuality, and other behavior viewed as immoral.29 In response to the great influence that these societies exerted over politicians, ...
The founders of the Mattachine Society used the word homophile because they believed that this new term, ... The Mattachine Society took its name from medieval societies in which those playing the role of fool could speak truth to those ...
Not long afterward, however, word began to circulate of the radical politics of some of the Society's founders, most notably Hay who had been a member of the Communist Party. When it became clear that the organization would falter if ...
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.
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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