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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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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Koresky, Michael

Summary: Films of Endearment is a heartwarming memoir, chronicling a young man's dynamic relationship with his mother, as told through the 80s movies they shared together, exploring themes of loss and resilience, the bonds between family, gender equality, and the birth of a critic's sensibility.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2021

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