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 the Village's reputation for unconventional lifestyles that first attracted gay people to the area around the turn of the century, as they sensed that a place known for wide tolerance might even accept sexual nonconformists.) ...
After Eisenhower became president, he signed Executive Order 10450, in April 1953, which added “sexual perversion” as a ground for government investigation and dismissal. The government shared police and military records with private ...
Twenty-nine states enacted new sexual psychopath laws and/or revised existing ones, and homosexuals were commonly the laws' primary targets. In almost all states, professional licenses could be revoked or denied on the basis of ...
To Craig, it proved that he existed.35 Needing to stare at a word in the dictionary to validate his very being showed just how radically Rodwell's experience of his sexuality had changed. Only a few years before, he had easily expressed ...
... get a lot of media attention, and have some friends who can pull strings for you. Meaningful as it was, Evans's victory did not solve the problems of loneliness and sexual frustration. Instead, the feelings intensified.
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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