Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 It’s June 28, 1969. At a gay bar called Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village, NY City’s finest, the NYPD carried out a raid on the bar that should have been routine. After all the police had been raiding and harassing gay bars and establishments for years, so… Continue reading Review: Stonewall by Martin Duberman
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A Day To Celebrate!
Today is a day to celebrate. SCOTUS struck down Prop 8 and DOMA this morning in two historic decisions. The tide has turned and is rising to cover the nation. Watch the live feed from San Francisco and have a glass of champayne to celebrate these historic victories. Supreme Court Strikes… Continue reading A Day To Celebrate!
Stonewall Inn Recollections
In five days, it will be the 44th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprisings. It was the spark that set off the gay revolution to equality, civil rights, and acceptance. I am going to delay my review of Martin Duberman’s Stonewall until Friday, June 28th, the anniversary date. Until that time, here are some youtube… Continue reading Stonewall Inn Recollections