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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It was only a few decades ago—a very short time in historical terms—that the situation of gay men and lesbians was radically different from what it is today. At the end of the 1960s, homosexual sex was illegal in every state but ...
In 1964, when Allen Ginsberg—better known to some for being openly homosexual than for his poetry—returned from his long stay in India, he stayed in a 6 S E T T I N G T H E S T A G E.
... from its very beginnings as a site of homosexual rebellion.6 Christopher Street's origins go back to the time when the area that became Greenwich Village seemed remote from Manhattan's southern end, where the Dutch founded the city.
To comprehend the club's significance, however, it is first necessary to understand the various social and political forces that were shaping the specific features of the homosexual world that the Stonewall Inn would inhabit.
Once a man assumes the role of homosexual, he throws off all moral restraints. —Coronet, 195021 This history is one in which almost all the action takes place in the 1960s. The phrase the sixties inevitably brings to mind images of ...
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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