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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Moreover, the new bar was located the same distance from what these men called The Corner, the intersection of Greenwich Avenue and Christopher Street, the most popular meeting place for gay men on all of Greenwich Avenue.16 The new bar ...
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, ...
Wicker's next venture took place about three years later when he learned of a public forum called a speak-out that was held on the corner of MacDougal and West 3rd streets. A speaker could stand on a Greenwich Village, USA 23.
Dick Leitsch was born in Kentucky, which he called “the land of horseshit, tobacco and the mint julep.”43 His Kentucky childhood was in many ways typical. For example, on Saturdays he went with his friends to the movies.
They called him Joan Crawford. And there was myself, Jerry, Garth, and a few others. “Now, certain nights, when it was all friends in the place, we wouldn't let anybody in. We would lock the door because we were packed.
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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