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Pitman, Gayle E

Summary: "This book is about the Stonewall Riots, a series of spontaneous, often violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBTQ+) community in reaction to a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The Riots are attributed as the spark that ignited the LGBTQ+ Movement. The author...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 306.76 PIT

Brooks, Adrian

Summary: Described by gay scholar Jonathan Katz as "willfully cacophonous, a chorus of voices untamed," The Right Side of History sets itself apart by starting with the turn-of-the-century bohemianism of Isadora Duncan and the 1924 establishment of the nation’s first gay group, the Society for Human Rights; it also includes gay activism of labor unions in the 1920s and 1930s; the 1950s civil rights...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cleis Press 2015

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Bausum, Ann.

Summary: "That's the Stonewall. The Stonewall Inn. Pay attention. History walks through that door. In 1969 being gay in the United States was a criminal offense. It meant living a closeted life or surviving on the fringes of society. People went to jail, lost jobs, and were disowned by their families for being gay. Most doctors considered homosexuality a mental illness. There were few safe havens. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 BAU

Fisher, Michelle Millar

Summary: The remarkable story of how Gilbert Baker and his friends created the iconic Rainbow Flag in 1978. -- amazon.com

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Museum of Modern Art 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.766 FIS

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