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#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
  • Signing

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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.

Venue Information

Waterstones
Emerson Chambers
Blackett Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7JF
United Kingdom

About the Book

Pride
Pride

Matthew Todd

Publisher:Carlton Books Ltd

Publication date:2 May 2019

ISBN:9780233005867

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.