Stonewall and the 1960 Decade

The full post of this article is an excerpt from my forthcoming BIO project, an autobiography. It was prompted by the PBS June 8 airing of their “American Experience” special “Stonewall Uprising.” A video and transcript is available on the PBS website.

“When police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in the Greenwich Village section of New York City on June 28, 1969, the street erupted into violent protests that lasted for the next six days. The Stonewall riots, as they came to be known, marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement in the United States and around the world.” — PBS special Stonewall Uprising. Read the full article in La Parola.

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