Eric Marcus, Making History

From Chapter entitled "Fearless Youth, Morty Manford," p. 199-202.

"At this point I had already discovered the bars. I suppose my gay life pretty much revolved around going to the bars, even though there was always the threat of bar raids--everyone heard about them. But the only raid where I was actually inside the bar was at the Stonewall. That was in late June 1969.

The Stonewall was my favorite place. It was a dive. It was shabby, ..."


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