Coming of Age During the 1970s: Chapter 1: A Surge of Energy
The Stonewall uprising ignites an explosion of protests and organizing that transforms a small, often tentative homophile movement into a newly assertive national force that demands gay liberation and equality. In a Puerto Rico hotel pool, 12-year-old Eric experiences a transformation of his own.Visit our episode webpage for additional resources, archival photos, and a transcript of the episode.For exclusive Making Gay History bonus content, join our Patreon community.Episode art photo: Gay Liberation Front Poster Image (1970) by Peter Hujar. Credit: © 2023 The Peter Hujar Archive / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.———
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