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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... political movement for the rights of gay people prior to Stonewall, although of modest means, and it was the Stonewall Riots that resulted in the birth of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) and later of the Gay Activists Alliance (GAA).
Decades later, Bonnie's Stone Wall had lost its rebellious edge and become a popular place to hold wedding receptions and banquets and had even become a particular favorite of policemen. By the 1940s its name had already changed to the ...
At the west end of the block on which the Stonewall Inn club would later open, a number of streets—Christopher, Seventh Avenue South, West 4th, Sheridan Square, and Grove—crisscross and converge. The resulting effect of a traffic hub in ...
... he answered that when he spoke the results would be gradual and would affect all aspects of life. “New values and significance will be attached to matters which appear to baffle solution at the present moment,” he asserted. He later ...
About two years later Craig met a man named Harry at Chicago's gay beach. Harry told him about the Mattachine Society and showed him some of their publications. Craig was immediately fascinated with the idea that gay people were ...
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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