Defining Moments: The Stonewall Riots

Editor/Author Hillstrom, Laurie Collier
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $60.00
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ISBN: 978-0-7808-1442-4
Category: Social Sciences - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Image Count: 40
Book Status: Available
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Defining Moments: The Stonewall Riots provides a detailed account of the June 28, 1969, raid on a popular gay bar by New York City police that launched a six-day series of violent protests and inspired the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) civil rights movement in the United States.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • How to Use This Book
  • Research Topics for Defining Moments: The Stonewall Riots
  • NARRATIVE OVERVIEW
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: Homophobia and Discrimination
  • Chapter 2: The LGBT Experience in New York City
  • Chapter 3: Raid on the Stonewall Inn
  • Chapter 4: Growth of the LGBT Rights Movement
  • Chapter 5: The AIDS Crisis and the Struggle for Acceptance
  • Chapter 6: Progress in the Courts
  • Chapter 7: Legacy of the Stonewall Riots
  • BIOGRAPHIES
  • Marsha P. Johnson (1945-1992) Stonewall Riot Participant and Transgender Rights Activist
  • Frank Kameny (1925-2011) Father of the LGBT Rights Movement
  • Dick Leitsch (1935-) LGBT Rights Activist and New York Mattachine Society Leader
  • Seymour Pine (1919-2010) New York Police Inspector Who Led the Stonewall Inn Raid
  • Sylvia Rivera (1951-2002) Stonewall Riot Participant and Transgender Rights Activist
  • Craig Rodwell (1940-1993) Bookstore Owner, Activist, and Stonewall Riot Participant
  • Martha Shelley (1943-) LGBT Rights Activist and Witness to the Stonewall Riots
  • Howard Smith (1936-2014) Journalist Who Reported from Inside the Stonewall Inn
  • PRIMARY SOURCES
  • A Medical Journal Exhibits Homophobia
  • The Kinsey Report Explodes Myths about Homosexuality
  • Lucian Truscott Covers the Stonewall Riots
  • Howard Smith Reports from Inside the Bar
  • Media Coverage Angers LGBT Activists
  • Homophile Leaflet Protests “Intolerable Situation”
  • Harvey Milk Inspires Hope in LGBT People
  • President Barack Obama Endorses Gay Marriage
  • The Supreme Court Rules for Marriage Equality
  • Students Describe Experiences with Homophobia
  • The Stonewall Inn Gains National Recognition
  • Important People, Places, and Terms
  • Chronology
  • Sources for Further Study
  • Bibliography
  • Photo and Illustration Credits