Stonewall Inn, that was the goal for the police razzia i 1969 making the place the birthplace of the modern gay-rights movement, festooned with gay-pride banners and flags the weekend after Gay Pride Day 30 June 2012. Photo: Daniel Case. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Stonewall Inn, that was the goal for the police razzia i 1969 making the place the birthplace of the modern gay-rights movement, festooned with gay-pride banners and flags the weekend after Gay Pride Day 30 June 2012. Photo: Daniel Case. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Linkbox om begivenhederne på Christopher Street’s Stonewall Inn i Greenwich Village, hvor modstand og opstand betegner den nye bøssebevægelses fødsel.

(Marts 2009)


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New York-politiets fredagsrazzia i Christopher Street’s Stonewall Inn i Greenwich Village, New York City, den 28. juni 1969 fra kl. 1:30 om natten fører til modstand og opstand, der betegnes som den nye bøssebevægelses fødsel.

Se:

Stonewall-oprøret (Wikipedia.dk). Kort dansk intro, med link.

Stonewall riots (Wikipedia.org). Stor engelsk artikel.

President Obama & the first lady hold LGBT pride reception (YouTube, 18:25 min.). 40 years of Stonewall in the east room of the White House on June 29, 2009. [NB With the interruption by duck ringtone 4:15…]

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Stonewall Veterans’ Association (site)

The Stonewall riot and its aftermath (Stonewall and Beyond: Lesbian and Gay Culture). Clippings from the local New York City press reporting the ‘melee’ in 1969, along with firsthand accounts published in later years about that night.

Articles:

Transerne gør o1969stonewallsign.jpgprør!: Øjenvidneberetning og tilbageblik på Stonewall Riots, der i disse dage fejrer 40 års jubilæum. Af Elizabeth Japsen & Lotte Knold (Modkraft.dk, 22. juli 2009)

The real history of an uprising (SocialistWorker.org, October 6, 2015). “Reviews of the movie Stonewall have been negative, but the Hollywood film does offer a chance to talk about the real history of LGBT resistance, says Keegan O’Brien.”

Let’s finish the fight for LGBT liberation that the Stonewall riots kickstarted (Socialist Worker, Issue 2440, 10 February 2015). “The Stonewall Riots of 1969 heralded the birth of the fight for LGBT liberation in the US and Britain says Ellie May.”

Pride 40 years after Stonewall (SocialistWorker.org, June 30, 2009). “Nicole Colson rounds up reports from around the country on the political dimension of this year’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pride celebrations.”

Stonewall: a dream deferred. By Hannah Dee (Socialist Worker, Issue 2158, 4 July 2009). “This week we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots – three days of revolt led by gay men, lesbians and transvestites, which led to the founding of the gay liberation movement.”

Stonewall: The birth of gay power. By Sherry Wolf (International Socialist Review, Issue 63, January-February 2009). An excerpt from Sherry Wolf’s book, Sexuality and Socialism (Haymarket 2009).

The 1969 Stonewall rebellion and lessons for today: Birth of the mass LGBT movement. By Preston Wood (Liberation, June 2005). “The Stonewall rebellion marked a qualitative change in the struggle for justice for LGBT people.”

The Stonewall riots – 1969. By Lionel Wright (Socialism Today, Issue 40, July-August 1999). Developing sub-culture – Renewed repression – The birth of gay rights – The rise of gay activism.

Stonewall Revisited. By Eric Marcus (Independent Gay Forum, November 30, 1999; online at Internet Archive WayBackMachine). “As we honor the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Stonewall riot, there is no harm in celebrating what actually happened at the Stonewall Inn.”

Stonewall: Get A Grip. By Paul Varnell (Independent Gay Forum, 10 June 1999; online at Internet Archive WayBackMachine). “… focusing on “Stonewall” as some sort of beginning or defining moment for the gay movement is deeply misleading.”

Come together or stay apart? (Socialist Review, Issue 176, June 1994). “The movement for gay liberation started at a bar in New York when lesbians and gays fought back against police harassment. Kevin Ovenden traces the developments since, and argues that ‘identity politics’ are not enough to fight sexual oppression.”

Where were the Stones in “Stonewall 25”?. By Tom Williamson (News & Letters, Vol.69, No.6, July 1994, p.11; online at Marxists Internet Archive). “What is happening? Where is the philosophy of revolution?”

Twenty years since Stonewall: Gays and lesbians step up fight. By Brad Judd (Socialist Action, Vol.7, No.6, June 1989, p.5; online at Marxists Internet Archive). “… the momenturm for change -started 20 years ago at Stonewall – has not been reversed, but is gaining ground”.

 Billede: Stonewall In efter opstanden i 1969
Billede: Stonewall In efteropstandeni 1969

Se også:

40 years of gay history: 1967-2007 (The Advocate; online at Internet Archive WayBackMachine)

Christopher Street (Manhattan) (Wikipedia.org)

Christopher Street Day (Wikipedia.org)

Pride parade (Wikipedia.org). Engelsk artikel om paradens historie og politiske udvikling.


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