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Before Stonewall: The Making of a Gay and Lesbian Community.

A social history of homosexuality in America from the 1920s to 1969, showing how this group has moved from a secret shame to the status of a publicly viable minority group. Tells how a group consciousness coalesced after the 1969 police raid on Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City, and the three-day riot that followed gained them national publicity and the birth of the gay movement. Director, Greta Schiller. 1985. 87 min.

Online Access through LFLFC and Kanopy

Reviews and articles: Nichols, Peter M. "Tracing 30 Years Of Gay Life," New York Times, Jun 4, 1999; Late Edition (East Coast); pg. E.1:25