Being LGBTQ in America: LGBTQ Social Movements in America, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Martha Lundin
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532172338
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172335
  • DDC: 323.3
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book looks at social change movements in the country’s LGBTQ history, including the Stonewall riots that started the modern gay rights movement and die-ins that pressured the US government to take note of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Stonewall Riots.
2: Before and After Stonewall.
3: Marches and Pride Parades.
4: Family and Community Acceptance.
5: ACT UP and the AIDS Crisis.
6: Making a Family.
7: Human Rights.
8: Who Gets to Be LGBTQ?.
9: The Future of Social Movements.
10: Essential Facts.
Additional resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.