Ï Read ↠´ Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights by Ann Bausum º sustanon.pro

Ï Read ↠´ Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights by Ann Bausum º The First History Of Gay Rights For Teen Readers, Written By Award Winning Nonfiction Author Ann Bausum Thats The Stonewall The Stonewall Inn Pay Attention History Walks Through That Door In 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 Citys 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 A Riveting Exploration Of The Stonewall Riots And The National Gay Rights Movement That Followed Is Eye Opening, Unflinching, And Inspiring



Ann Bausum

Ï Read ↠´ Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights by Ann Bausum º sustanon.pro Ann Bausum writes about history for readers of all ages Stonewall is her twelfth book and her first book for Viking Ann has written frequently about social justice history in the United States, including the fight for womens voting rights With Courage and Cloth , the 1961 struggle for integrated interstate transportation in the South Freedom Riders , and the Memphis, Tennessee, campaign to unionize sanitation workers that led to the death of Martin Luther King, Jr Marching to the Mountaintop Among other recognitions, her books for children and teens have received a Sibert Honor, the Jane Addams Childrens Book Award, the Golden Kite Award, and, on two occasions, the Carter G Woodson Award Ann lives in southern Wisconsin Visit her website at www.AnnBausum.com or follow her on Facebook and Twitter