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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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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "That's the Stonewall. The Stonewall Inn. Pay attention. History walks through that door. In 1969 being gay in the United States was a criminal offense. It 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. There were few safe havens. The Stonewall Inn, a Mafia-run, filthy, overpriced bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, was one of them. Police raids on gay bars happened regularly in this era. But one hot June night, when cops pounded on the door of the Stonewall, almost nothing went as planned. Tensions were high. The crowd refused to go away. Anger and frustration boiled over. The raid became a riot. The riot became a catalyst. The catalyst 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"--
  • "A dramatic retelling of the Stonewall riots of 1969, introducing teen readers to the decades-long struggle for gay rights"--
Summary
In 1969 being gay in the United States was a criminal offense; it 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. A police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village, turned into a riot. Ann Bausum's riveting exploration of the Stonewall Riots and the national Gay Rights movement that followed is eye-opening, unflinching, and inspirin
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Award
School Library Journal Best Nonfiction Book, 2015.
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307.76/609730904
Index
no index present
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1180
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 9
  • 12
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True
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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http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EA054981-9BEF-4F3E-971A-B34C8EBF0873
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multicolored
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txt
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ocn907294714
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1 online resource.
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9780698143753
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EB00587312
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remote
Stock number
EA054981-9BEF-4F3E-971A-B34C8EBF0873
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(OCoLC)907294714
Label
Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights, Ann Bausum
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EA054981-9BEF-4F3E-971A-B34C8EBF0873
Publication
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn907294714
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698143753
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00587312
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EA054981-9BEF-4F3E-971A-B34C8EBF0873
System control number
(OCoLC)907294714

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