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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Villagers have long been willing to fight for what they want as well as to applaud those who have the courage to stand up for their beliefs. When the antecedent to the subway trains, elevated trains (the “el”), were built too close to ...
... “to push forward into the realm of political action.” The Mattachine Society began taking political action sooner than planned when a police officer entrapped one of its founders. The new organization resolved to fight the charge, ...
The job had come from the U.S. government, which had hired Kameny to make more accurate maps for the military.36 He had once served in the military himself, having left college in 1943 to fight in Europe on World War II's front lines.
anyone else, that would have been the end of the fight. It was perfectly clear to Frank, however, that while he had done nothing wrong, the government had. Frank Kameny decided that the United States would have to change its policies.
He also found the machinery of group decision-making inordinately slow for his taste and concluded that a considerable number of the Mattachine's members were either too frightened or brainwashed to fight for their rights.
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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