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 movement for gay civil and human rights. The immense changes precipitated by the Stonewall Riots make us want to know more about this event and to understand its causes. Yet the riots have seemed to a large degree inexplicable.
... 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.
... had followed paths that seemed natural to them, so that the Village's streets were created for the convenience of human feet and not for wheeled vehicles.9 When an attempt was made in 1817 to impose a grid plan on all of Manhattan's ...
As Tommy entered the church, something seemed odd. Gradually, he realized that no candles were lit. A life-size portrait of Jesus on a piece of cloth was arrayed over a large coffin-shaped box. A priest emerged and told everyone to ...
Whenever he returned to the park, he read the inscription, which seemed to speak to him. 2 Oppression, Resistance, and Everyday Life Dick Leitsch went to Greenwich Village, USA 29.
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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