A History of Pride: Post-Stonewall Activism on View at the NYPL
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
After the Stonewall riots, gay rights activists got louder, stronger, more organized. Some groups, like the Gay Liberation Front, took on a broad political platform, joining forces with movements for civil rights and women's rights. Other groups, like the Radicalesbians, had a more focused agenda.
The New York Public Library's exhibition, 1969: The Year of Gay Liberation, puts those diverse points of view on display; through photographs, letters, posters and private correspondence. Time's running out to see the show: it closes on June 30.