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Stonewall at 50: Suggested readings for Pride! | Grove Atlantic
Pride Month is an important global event every year, but this year is special: June 28th, 2019 is the fiftieth anniversary of the start of the Stonewall riots, the event that each year's Pride Month commemorates. It's also a special year because, in honor of a half-century of gay rights, gay pride, and gay struggle, we're re-releasing Charles Kaiser's The Gay Metropolis—the landmark history of gay life in twentieth-century New York first published in 1997—in an updated edition with a new introduction. That re-release heads up this list, along with ten more books on LGBTQ+ themes we're proud to publish, and glad to recommend, this Pride Month. Happy Pride! The Gay Metropolis (Updated and with a New Introduction) / Charles Kaiser Charles Kaiser's pathbreaking history gives us gay New York in the twentieth century as a saga of struggle and triumph, and was instantly recognized as one of the most authoritative works of its kind. The Gay Metropolis has been newly updated to mark the