Stonewall Anniversary

Stonewall – the 50th anniversary of Stonewall today – an historic occasion

Watch Kate Davis and David Heilbroner’s riveting 2010 documentary,  “Stonewall Uprising”

 

Read The Stonewall Reader,  recently published,  edited by Jason Baumann and the New York Public Library

Check out the photos in PridePhotographs After Stonewall – (photos by Fred W McDarrah with a forward by Hilton Als)

and – always – a big shout-out for David Carter‘s extraordinary research

 

Big Celebration – here’s  Allen reading his poem “Old Love Story”
– (“Old love and Present, future love the same/ Hear and Read what love is without shame”)

Here’s Allen, in 1978, on WBFO radio – on being closeted
and on coming out to his family

Sing along with Allen!

 

Here’s past Allen Ginsberg Project Gay Pride celebration –

here, here, here, here, here, here, here,

and  here 

 

“Nude With Onions” – the iconic painting of Peter Orlovsky, painted in 1954 by Robert LaVigne, which went up for auction at Sotheby’s yesterday, (item 44 – estimated value, between one hundred-and-fifty thousand and one hundred-and-seventy thousand dollars), perhaps surprisingly,  failed to meet the reserve, and was unable to find a buyer at that price.

 

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