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Civil Rights Revolution and the Law: Gay Rights

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Bibliography

Lesbian Sources: A Bibliography of Periodical Articles, 1970-1990.
Linda Gerber. New York, Garland, 1993. Available?

Videos

Dyketactics and Other Films from the 1970s. Barbara Hammer. New York, 2007. Available?

Gay Rights Movement

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources
Detroit, Gale, 2006.
"Approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context." Emphasis on the women's rights and gay rights movements in the U.S. and Britain.
Making History: The Struggle for Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights, 1945-1990: An Oral History
Eric Marcus. New York, N.Y., HarperCollins, 1992. Available?
Witness to Revolution: The Advocate Reports on Gay and Lesbian Politics, 1967-1999.
Chris Bull, editor. Los Angeles, Calif., Alyson Books, 1999. Available?
The Gay Rights Movement:1951-1975: Mattachine Society of New York, Inc.
Woodbridge, Conn., Research Publications, 1998.
24 microfilm reels; archives of the Mattachine Society of New York. Index to the microfilm collection
Alexander Call Number: M-FILM 2789
The Gay Rights Movement [1970-1983]: Gay Activists Alliance: From the International Gay Information Center, the New York Public Library.
Woodbridge, Conn., Research Publications, 1998. 21 microfilm reels. Available?

Stonewall

Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community
1984 documentary.
Stonewall Uprising [DVD]. 2010.
"Explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. As the streets of New York erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations, the collective anger announced that the gay rights movement had arrived." Available?
"Homo Nest Raided, Queen Bees Are Stinging Mad,"
New York Daily News July 6, 1969

To find other materials on the Stonewall riots, browse the Library Catalog with the subject phrase

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