After Silence: A reputation for AIDS through Its Images by Avram Finkelstein

“Early when you look at the 1980s AIDS epidemic, six homosexual activists created perhaps one of the most iconic and lasting pictures that could come to symbolize a motion: a protest poster of a red triangle with the words ‘Silence = Death.’ The visual as well as the motto still resonate today, frequently utilized and misused to brand the whole movement. Cofounder regarding the silence that is collective Death and member of this art collective Gran Fury, Avram Finkelstein informs the tale of just just just how their work along with other protest artwork from the very early several years of the pandemic had been created.”

Stonewall: Breaking Out in the battle for Gay Rights by Ann Bausum

“In 1969 being homosexual in the us ended up being an offense that is criminal. Individuals went along to prison, lost jobs, and had been disowned by their own families if you are homosexual. There have been few safe have actuallyns. The Stonewall Inn, a Mafia run, filthy, overpriced club in New York City’s Greenwich Village, ended up being one of these.