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 Stonewall Riots were a series of violent protests and street demonstrations that began in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, and centered around a gay bar in the Greenwich Village section of New York City.
It is common today to trace the tremendous gains made for lesbian and gay rights since the early 1970s back to the Stonewall ... when gay men, transvestites, and lesbians fought the police during a routine raid on a popular gay club in ...
... decided to open a gay bar in Greenwich Village. He did so despite the unhappiness it caused his father, a man so conservative that it was said that meeting with him was almost like having an audience with the pope.
These were composed mainly of clubs and another Village institution, tearooms, which were very modest restaurants that ... and gay men and lesbians began to socialize more and more in tearooms, since bars could no longer serve alcohol.
The Riots That Sparked the Gay Revolution David Carter ... the midst of this tangle of irregular streets and triangular open spaces that the largest gay club of the 1960s opened. To comprehend the club's significance, however, ...
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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