Stonewall: The Definitive Story of the LGBT Rights Uprising that Changed America
Penguin, 4 jun 2019 - 432 pagina's
The definitive account of the Stonewall Riots, the first gay rights march, and the LGBTQ activists at the center of the movement.†
“Martin Duberman is a national treasure.”—Masha Gessen,†The New Yorker
On June 28, 1969, the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York's Greenwich Village, was raided by police. But instead of responding with the typical compliance the NYPD expected, patrons and a growing crowd decided to fight back. The five days of rioting that ensued changed forever the face of gay and lesbian life.
In Stonewall, renowned historian and activist Martin Duberman tells the full story of this pivotal moment in history. With riveting narrative skill, he re-creates those revolutionary, sweltering nights in vivid detail through the lives of six people who were drawn into the struggle for LGBTQ rights. Their stories combine to form an unforgettable portrait of the repression that led up to the riots, which culminates when they triumphantly participate in the first gay rights march of 1970, the roots of today's pride marches.†
Fifty years after the riots, Stonewall remains a rare work that evokes with a human touch an event in history that still profoundly affects life today.
Overige edities - Alles bekijken
Abbie activist April arrested Arthur Warner Barbara Gittings became boys called Chicago Christopher Street Cino City club Committee conference convention cops Craig Craig Rodwell crowd dance Daughters of Bilitis decided Dick Leitsch drag dressed Duberman early ERCHO felt feminist Foster Gunnison Frank Kameny friends front gay and lesbian gay bars Gay Liberation Gay Liberation Front girls Gunnison Papers heterosexual homophile movement homosexuals IGIC Papers Inman insisted interview Jim Fouratt Jim Kepner Jim's June Karla Karla Jay Kelley Papers later lesbian live look Mafia male Marsha Mattachine Society meeting militant mother MSNY Murphy NACHO never night NYPL Panthers police political protest queens radical raid Redstockings Sascha sexual Shaheen started Stonewall riots straight Sylvia Sylvia Rivera tion told took turned Viejita Village wanted woman women Yippie York Mattachine young Yvonne Yvonne's