The Resource Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights, Ann Bausum

Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights, Ann Bausum

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Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights
Title
Stonewall
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breaking out in the fight for gay rights
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Ann Bausum
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Language
eng
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 Stonewall Inn, a Mafia-run, filthy, overpriced bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, was one of them. Police raids on gay bars happened regularly in this era. But one hot June night, when cops pounded on the door of the Stonewall, almost nothing went as planned. Tensions were high. The crowd refused to go away. Anger and frustration boiled over. The raid became a riot. The riot became a catalyst. The catalyst triggered an explosive demand for gay rights. Ann Bausum's riveting exploration of the Stonewall Riots and the national Gay Rights movement that followed is eye-opening, unflinching, and inspiring"--
  • "A dramatic retelling of the Stonewall riots of 1969, introducing teen readers to the decades-long struggle for gay rights"--
Summary
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. A police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village, turned into a riot. Ann Bausum's riveting exploration of the Stonewall Riots and the national Gay Rights movement that followed is eye-opening, unflinching, and inspirin
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Award
School Library Journal Best Nonfiction Book, 2015.
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10415727
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Bausum, Ann
Dewey number
307.76/609730904
Index
no index present
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1180
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 9
  • 12
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True
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  • Stonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969
  • Gay liberation movement
  • Gay men
  • Lesbians
  • Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.)
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Issues / Homosexuality
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / Other
Target audience
juvenile
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breaking out in the fight for gay rights
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Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights, Ann Bausum
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1 volume.
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9780670016792
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2014039812
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(OCoLC)904755492
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Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights, Ann Bausum
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9780670016792
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2014039812
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)904755492

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