Drunk History's Stonewall is more accurate than many sober ones


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#2

I did not know that the first act of defiance was to fuck up the mirror behind the bar.


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“Testimony about the primacy of Marsha Johnson’s role is widespread but generally second- or even thirdhand. …after the police entered the bar Marsha threw a shot glass into a mirror…” https://books.google.com/books?id=j04jLSvGNSMC&pg=PA298#v=onepage&q&f=false


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Should have thrown the glass at a cop’s head, not something valuable like a bar mirror.


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