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 popular park has a history hardly suspected by the many New Yorkers who think of it only as a pleasant place to walk, little knowing, for example, that the golden leaves they enjoy strolling through in the fall have grown out of the ...
In walking from where the Eighth Street Bookshop stood to the Northern Dispensary on Christopher Street, the short physical distance traveled suggests a parallel journey of ideas over a vast expanse of time.
The shops were closed on Sundays, but he circled the block looking at the shop windows; then he walked by without looking. Then he went around the block again, passed an attractive man, and stood and feigned a studious interest in the ...
The vision of political activism was lost.34 In Chicago, sixteen-year-old Craig Rodwell, a high school junior in 1957, left his mother's apartment each weekday to walk to school. Although he had the money to pay the bus fare, he walked ...
Some months after returning home, Craig was walking one night to the el with Frank, a gentle Italian dishwasher, when suddenly two police cars, their lights whirling, converged on the two. Policemen got out of the cars and separated and ...
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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