In order to make a movie more palatable to the public, Hollywood often glosses over or contradicts key historical elements. In this short video The Real Queens and Kings of Stonewall, Matt Baume provides a reality check regarding the commercially released Hollywood version of the riots: Stonewall.
And here are some more voices of actual participants in the groundbreaking historic Stonewall riot: Stonewall Veterans Talk About the Night That Changed The World – Stonewall: Profiles of Pride.
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