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The Stonewall Reader

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Apr 30, 2019 | 336 Pages
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“This window into the daily lives of activists and ordinary people fighting passionately against injustice is illuminating and inspiring.”
Publishers Weekly

“Through his skillful curation, [editor Jason Baumann] offers a corrective for what is too often a sanitized, homogenous, and whitewashed portrayal of academics and professionals about the event sometimes termed ‘the hairpin drop heard around the world.’ … The first-person narratives collected here effectively spotlight the social inequalities surrounding the LGBTQ community, many of which persist today. A bold rallying cry that should help in the continuing fight for LGBTQ rights.”
Kirkus Reviews

“This masterful collection is perhaps one of the most exhaustive looks at the events surrounding Stonewall from the LGBTQ perspective and provides a wonderfully diverse cast of voices.”
Library Journal

“This significant book does welcome justice to an event that author Edmund White, who wrote the foreword, says sparked ‘an oceanic change in thinking.’”
Booklist

The Stonewall Reader gives us a richer, messier, more dangerous picture of the Stonewall uprising, its foreground, and aftermath. The book wonderfully reflects how revolutionary moments rarely get portrayed accurately through single voices, and Baumann has produced here a history worth revisiting again and again.”
—Lambda Literary

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