Gay History Invisible to Mainstream America? - David Carter July 13, 2009
Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/06/23/The_Gay_Rights_Movement_Since_Stonewall
Stonewall historian David Carter criticizes the lack of historical coverage of the gay civil rights movement. "Our history, our movement, is not seen as American history," says Carter.
This panel offers a rare look at the defining moments of the gay rights movement as seen through the eyes of journalists, historians, and media advocates. Panelists discuss these pivotal events; the role the media played in generating visibility for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people; and what the media accounts got right and wrong. - The New School
David Carter is the author of Stonewall: The Riots that Sparked the Gay Revolution, the basis for a forthcoming film for the PBS series American Experience. Before writing Stonewall, David was hired by Allen Ginsburg to edit his interviews which were published under the title Spontaneous Mind.
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