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Pride : the story of the LGBTQ equality movement / Matthew Todd ; contributors: Travis Alabanza [och 16 andra].

By: Todd, Matthew [aut].
Contributor(s): Alabanza, Travis [unspecifiedContributor].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : André Deutsch, 2019Description: 192 sidor illustrationer 30 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780233005867; 0233005862.Subject(s): HBTQ-personer | Diskriminering av homosexuella | Homosexuella | Gaykultur | Gay activists | Sexual minorities -- Social conditions | Family and Relationships | Gay/Lesbian InterestDDC classification: 306.76 LOC classification: HQ73 | .T63 2019Other classification: Ohjh | Vndh Summary: To honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, Pride celebrates the beginning of gay activism . . . and beyond. In June 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City. Pride charts that historic event, the rioting that followed, the radicalization and organization of the LGBTQ+ community worldwide, and the activism that has taken place in the 50 years since. It documents the milestones in the fight for equality between genders and sexualities, from early victories, to the gradual acceptance of LGBTQ+ people, to the passing of legislation barring discrimination. Rare images, documents, interviews, and essays from notable figures--including Peter Tatchell, the Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears, Asifa Lahore, Maureen Duffy, and Lady Phyll--provide a comprehensive account of the sacrifices and passion of this mass movement, the ongoing challenges facing the gay community, and the victories that have been won.
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In June 1969, police raided New York gay bar the Stonewall Inn. Pride charts the events of that night, the days and nights of rioting that followed, the ensuing organisation of local members of the community - and the 50 years since in which activists and ordinary people have dedicated their lives to reversing the global position. Pride documents the milestones in the fight for equality, from the victories of early activists, to the gradual acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community in politics, sport and the media and the passing of legislation barring discrimination.<br> <br> Covering the key figures and notable moments, events and breakthroughs of the movement through the reproduction of rare images and documents, and featuring personal testimony essays from notable figures, Pride is a unique and comprehensive account of the ongoing challenges facing the LGBTQ community, and a celebration of the equal rights that have been won for many as a result of the sacrifices and passion of this mass movement.<br> <br> Includes personal testimonies from: Travis Alabanza, Bisi Alimi, Georgina Beyer, Jonathan Blake, Deborah Brin, Maureen Duffy, David Furnish, Nan Goldin, Asifa Lahore, Paris Lees, Lewis Oakley, Reverend Troy Perry, Darryl Pinckney, Jake Shears, Judy Shepard and Will Young.

Includes index.

To honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, Pride celebrates the beginning of gay activism . . . and beyond. In June 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City. Pride charts that historic event, the rioting that followed, the radicalization and organization of the LGBTQ+ community worldwide, and the activism that has taken place in the 50 years since. It documents the milestones in the fight for equality between genders and sexualities, from early victories, to the gradual acceptance of LGBTQ+ people, to the passing of legislation barring discrimination. Rare images, documents, interviews, and essays from notable figures--including Peter Tatchell, the Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears, Asifa Lahore, Maureen Duffy, and Lady Phyll--provide a comprehensive account of the sacrifices and passion of this mass movement, the ongoing challenges facing the gay community, and the victories that have been won.

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