SOURCE: The Atlantic
Creating the First Visual History of Queer Life Before Stonewall
Making a landmark documentary about LGBTQ Americans before 1969 meant digging through countless archives to find traces of a forgotten subculture.
Historian Marc Stein Explains Philadelphia's LGBTQ protests before Stonewall and Pride
Marc Stein, a professor at San Francisco State University, explains why these demonstrations are a little-known piece of LGBTQ history and how they reflected a larger cultural shift in the U.S.
SOURCE: The Gotham Center for New York History
A Documentary History of Stonewall: An Interview with Marc Stein
Today on the blog, we talk to Marc Stein about his new book, The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History. In it, he compiles 200 documents that shed light on the years immediately preceding and after the events at Stonewall.
SOURCE: Process: a blog for American history
Queer Rage: Police Violence and the Stonewall Rebellion of 1969
by Marc Stein
Contrary to what many people believe, the Stonewall rebellion was not unprecedented and it was not the first time that LGBT people fought back.
Some People Think Stonewall Was Triggered by Judy Garland’s Funeral. Here’s Why Many Experts Disagree
As the 50th anniversary of Judy Garland’s death and of the uprising both approach, many hope those milestones will be a chance to make sure the equal rights movement continues, but not the Garland myth.
I Produced the Documentary Before Stonewall. Here’s What It’s Been Like to Revisit It Three Decades Later
by Robert Rosenberg
It’s still eye-opening to discover that our LGBT identities, communities and political struggles — well developed today and with many major victories — have deep roots in the past.
Was Stonewall a Riot, an Uprising or a Rebellion? Here's How the Description Has Changed—And Why It Matters
While there is broad agreement that something seismic happened at the Stonewall Inn one fateful night in 1969, there is little consensus on anything else — including how people should talk about it.
Fifty Years After Stonewall, a Look at the Struggles and Celebrations of LGBTQ Americans
A new display explores gay life beyond the historic riots at the National Museum of American History
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