Sunday, July 14, 2024

When We Rise: The History of the Queer Rights Movement Part 1

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In light of October being LGBT+ History Month and AIDS Remembrance Month, Elizabeth and Kori talk about the history of the queer rights movement in the United States leading up to the AIDS epidemic. In this episode, we cover the old Hollywood system developed around bearding to protect queer actors, the issue of queer identity in various civil rights movements, and the beginning of the AIDS epidemic.

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Related Reading:

Gay LA: A History of Sexual Outlaws, Power Politics, and Lipstick Lesbians by Lillian Faderman and Stuart Timmons

The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle 

Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940

When We Rise: My Life in the Movement

Related Viewing:

When We Rise miniseries

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