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 at the Eighth Street Bookshop that Al Aronowitz, the New York Post reporter who had written some of the first articles on the Beats, dropped by one day with a young folk singer he wanted Ginsberg to meet, namely, ...
But Craig was a very determined young man, and he was especially eager to save all the money he could. The more he saved, the sooner he could realize his dream. Besides saving money by walking to school, Craig started asking for money ...
... WBAI's public affairs director. “Why do you have these people on that don't know a damn thing about homosexuality?” he demanded. The furious young man's piercing voice, the result of a deviated septum, certainly was irritating.
He also felt sorry for Mark because the local toughs would mock his name, walking up to him and saying loudly, “Hey, Mark FAG!” Good male friends were not plentiful in Tommy's young life. The tougher kids in school picked on him.
The banker held the right-wing political values common in his profession, while the young ballet student was politically progressive. Whereas Rodwell was eager to take on the whole world's prejudice against homosexuality, Milk was very ...
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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