The Sissies, Hustlers, and Hair Fairies Whose Defiant Lives Paved the Way For Stonewall

Before Stonewall, there was Compton’s Cafeteria: “In August 1966—fifty years ago this month—transgender and gender-nonconforming customers at Gene Compton’s Cafeteria stood up to years of abusive, discriminatory treatment by the San Francisco police.”

Published: Aug 23, 2016
Length: 18 minutes (4,726 words)
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