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The Resource Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights, Ann Bausum

Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights, Ann Bausum

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Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights
Title
Stonewall
Title remainder
breaking out in the fight for gay rights
Statement of responsibility
Ann Bausum
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1969 being gay in the United States meant living a closeted life or surviving on the fringes of society. People went to jail, lost jobs, and were disowned by their families for being gay. Most doctors considered homosexuality a mental illness. But one hot June night, when cops pounded on the door of the Stonewall a gay bar in New York City, almost nothing went as planned. Anger and frustration boiled over and the raid became a riot, which became a catalyst which triggered an explosive demand for gay rights. Ann Bausum's riveting exploration of the Stonewall Riots and the national Gay Rights movement that followed is eye-opening, unflinching, and inspiring
Tone
Award
School Library Journal Best Nonfiction Book, 2015.
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10415727
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DLC
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Bausum, Ann
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Stonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969
  • Gay liberation movement
  • Gay rights
  • Gay men
  • Lesbians
  • Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
juvenile
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breaking out in the fight for gay rights
Label
Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights, Ann Bausum
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [111]-115) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
120 pages
Isbn
9780670016792
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014039812
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)904755492
Label
Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights, Ann Bausum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [111]-115) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
120 pages
Isbn
9780670016792
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014039812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)904755492

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