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Summer of '69: Stonewall Riots

Presented by Boston Center for Adult Education at Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston MA

Jul 17 2019
Summer of '69: Stonewall Riots

50 years ago, the Stonewall Riots sparked “gay liberation,” Armstrong walked on the moon, and over 400,000 young people gathered for Woodstock. Join us for a lecture series on the Summer that changed everything!

Raids on gay bars were routine in 1969, but in the earliest hours of June 28, something different happened. When the New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, patrons fought back. Fed up after years of harassment, the incident sparked protests that played out on the streets of Greenwich Village for days – and so, the modern LGBTQ movement in America was born. Acclaimed author of A Queer History of the United States Michael Bronski leads a fascinating talk about what led to the

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$25 ($21 for BCAE members), or attend all 3 Summer of '69 lecture and save! Click here to purchase a series subscription for only $60 ($51 for BCAE members.)

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