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Love and resistance : out of the closet into the Stonewall era / photographs by Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies ; from the New York Public Library Archives ; edited by Jason Baumann ; with an introduction by Roxane Gay.

Tobin, Kay, (photographer.). Davies, Diana, 1938- (photographer.). Baumann, Jason, (editor.). New York Public Library. (Added Author).

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  • 5 of 6 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Silas Bronson Library.
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Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury 306.766 LOV (Text to phone) 34005127256591 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Preface -- Introduction / by Roxane Gay -- Visibility -- Love -- Pride -- Protest.
Summary, etc.:
"A ragtag group of women protesting behind a police line in the rain. A face in a crowd holding a sign that says, 'Hi Mom, Guess What!' at a gay rights rally. Two lovers kissing under a tree. These indelible images are among the thousands housed in the New York Public Library's archive of photographs of 1960s and '70s LGBTQ history from photojournalists Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies. Lahusen is a pioneering photojournalist who captured pivotal moments in the LGBTQ civil rights movement. Davies, in turn, is one of the most important photojournalists who documented gay, lesbian, and trans liberation, as well as civil rights, feminist, and antiwar movements. This powerful collection--which captures the energy, humor, and humanity of the groundbreaking protests that surrounded the Stonewall Riots--celebrates the diversity of this rights movement, both in the subjects of the photos and by presenting Lahusen and Davies' distinctive work and perspectives in conversation with each other. A preface, captions, and part introductions from curator Jason Baumann provide illuminating historical context"--Jacket flap.
Subject: Gay liberation movement > United States > History > Pictorial works.
Stonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969 > Pictorial works.
Demonstrations > United States > Pictorial works.
Protest movements > United States > Pictorial works.
Genre: Documentary photographs.

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