Saturday, September 19, 2009

Screaming Queens-The Riot At Compton's Cafeteria Documentary

Screaming Queens: The Riot At Compton's Cafeteria is the 2005 documentary produced by Victor Silverman and Susan Stryker about San Francisco's 1966 Compton's Cafeteria riot. It preceded the more famous Stonewall one by three years.

Here's a link to more information about it, and enjoy these clips from the documentary.

This is a great piece of LGBT and trans history rarely shown or heard of.

Crossposted via TransGriot.

1 comment:

Lady Caisa said...

Thanks for sharing this! I knew nothing about it.

And let's thank the sisters who fought and made our lives today possible

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