Hal Holbrook’s ‘That Certain Summer’

◼︎LGBT RIGHTS:◻︎LGBT HISTORY IN VIDEO Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain Hal Holbrook passed away on January 23 [just made public today] at age 95. He was one of my favorites, a giant of an actor who portrayed roles that will be remembered forever. Most notable was his one-man show Mark Twain Tonight which he played … Continue reading Hal Holbrook’s ‘That Certain Summer’

The 50th Anniversary of Stonewall

◼︎LGBT RIGHTS:◻︎LGBT HISTORY IN VIDEO This month marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York City. The videos below tell the story. Like other struggles for human and democratic rights, the LGBT community rose up in violent reaction to decades of deadening and inhumane oppression. It wasn't planned. Such things … Continue reading The 50th Anniversary of Stonewall

The Riot Before Stonewall

◼︎LGBT RIGHTS:◻︎LGBT HISTORY IN VIDEO This month we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the June 1969 Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village. As well we should! Those few nights were the birth of the modern gay liberation movement which has brought us to where we are today. But it wasn't the first gay riot. Three years … Continue reading The Riot Before Stonewall