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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When it burned to the ground in a fire that killed more than forty persons, Villagers protested the idea of another residential building being built there and insisted that the land be turned into a park. Other events in the history of ...
... Park—and not Sheridan Square—may have caused the confusion, whereas the statue of a Civil War general opposite an establishment named Stonewall caused at least one person to assume that the statue represented Stonewall Jackson.
... investigation into the matter by a subcommittee chaired by North Carolina senator Clyde Hoey.22 The Hoey subcommittee's report said that “those who engage in overt acts of perversion lack the emotional stability of normal persons.
In practice, New York police used the guideline that any person wearing fewer than three articles of clothing appropriate to their sex was, according to subsection 4 of section 240.35 of the New York Penal Code, “masked . . . by unusual ...
Wicker was infuriated because the previous night New York's progressive radio station had broadcast a program on homosexuality in which the only persons talking had been straight psychologists and psychiatrists.
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LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - wellreadcatlady - LibraryThing
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