#WhyIHavePride - An evening with Matthew Todd
In June 1969, police raided New York gay bar the Stonewall Inn. 'Pride' charts the events of that night, the days and nights of rioting that followed, and the 50 years since in which activists and ordinary people have dedicated their lives to reversing the global position.
Waterstones, Newcastle upon Tyne
Tuesday 23rd July, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
- In Conversation
- Questions & Answers
About the Event
We are delighted to be able to welcome Matthew Todd, former editior of Attitude magazine and author of Straight Jacket to Newcastle to discuss his latest book, Pride.
Covering the key figures and notable moments, events and breakthroughs of the movement through the reproduction of rare images and documents, and featuring personal testimony essays from notable figures, Pride is a unique and comprehensive account of the ongoing challenges facing the LGBTQ community, and a celebration of the equal rights that have been won for many as a result of the sacrifices and passion of this mass movement.
About the Book
Publisher:Carlton Books Ltd
Publication date:2 May 2019
Pride charts the events of that night, the days and nights of rioting that followed, the ensuing organization of local members of the community - and the 50 years since in which activists and ordinary people have dedicated their lives to reversing the global position.