Virtual Social Justice Book Club Meeting

Stonewall: The Definitive Story of the LGBTQ Rights Uprising that Changed America by Martin Duberman

This will be a virtual book club meeting on Zoom. If you would like to participate, please RSVP to eshavers@gmail.com and the book club leader will send you a link to join the meeting.

On June 28th, 1969, the Stonewall, a gay bar in New York's Greenwich Village, was raided. But instead of the routine compliance expected by the police, patrons and a growing crowd decided to fight back. The five days of rioting that ensued changed forever the face of gay and lesbian life. This book tells the story of what happened at Stonewall, recreating those nights in detail through the lives of six people who were drawn into the struggle for gay and lesbian rights. Their stories combine into a portrait of the repression that led up to the riots, which culminates when they triumphantly participate in the first gay rights march of 1970.

Event date: 
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event address: 
Online
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Stonewall: The Definitive Story of the LGBTQ Rights Uprising that Changed America Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593083987
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Plume - June 4th, 2019