Private and Public: Gay bars in New York City before 1970s

The renowned riot at the gay bar Stonewall Innin 1969 has been recognized as the start of the modern homosexual political movement (Duberman, 1993, p. xv). This riot revealed intense tensions between the police and the homosexual community, which represented a traditional conflict between the homosexual minority and the heterosexual public. This eruption also signaled […]

By |2019-05-19T17:19:33-05:00May 18th, 2019|Final Essays, S 19, Shaoyu|0 Comments

Between public and secret: a brief history of cultural performance in gay bars in NY is a website which collects homosexual archives and represents queer culture. Since it was designed for appealing queer individuals and making archives tell stories, the web requires more gazes on small communities and cultural symbols. In this case, I would like to study gay bars in the New York City after the second world […]

By |2019-05-19T16:49:15-05:00March 12th, 2019|S 19, Shaoyu, Theme Proposal|0 Comments
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