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 Civil Service Commission and the FBI complied by initiating an intense campaign to ferret out homosexuals by, for instance, correlating morals arrests across the United States with lists of government employees and checking ...
“masked . . . by unusual or unnatural attire or facial alteration” and thus subject to arrest.25 It has often been pointed out that no specific statute outlawed being homosexual, that only homosexual acts were illegal.
More commonly, the police arrested gay men at bars and in cruising areas. By 1966 over one hundred men were arrested each week for “homosexual solicitation” as a result of police entrapment.33 Making it illegal for bars to serve ...
Despite the arrest and barely escaping reform school, Craig's confidence in the rightness of his behavior was not shaken. On the contrary, he now became, in his own words, “an angry queer.” About two years later Craig met a man named ...
Because of the promise of expungement, Frank had not worried about the old arrest record when he applied for a job with the military. At the end of 1957, while working on a military project in Hawaii, Kameny received a phone call ...
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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