The Advocate Drum Focus: On the outer fringes of the few small gay communities were people who challenged gender expectations. Carter wrote a history of queer people's 6 day struggle with the police for control of the gay ghetto in New York in By two years later, to the extent that a count could be made, it was twenty-five hundred. It became an emblem of gay and lesbian power. No eBook available Amazon.
Not only the definitive examination of the riots but an absorbing history of pre-Stonewall America, and how the oppression and pent-up rage of those years finally ignited on a hot New York night.
Rating details. Gender identities Sexual identities Sexual diversities. These pickets shocked many gay people, and upset some of the leadership of Mattachine and the DOB.
I don't know - but all of these people and things have something to do with the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, New York.