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The Sons of Tennessee Williams

  • Release Date: Oct 07, 2011
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 15 min.
  • Genres: Documentary


Years before the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City brought the battle for Gay Rights into the open, a similar struggle was taking place in New Orleans. While gay men had enjoyed greater freedom in New Orleans than in most American cities, homophobic violence was hardly unknown there, and police harassment at gay clubs was common, especially close to Mardi Gras, when known drag queens would often find themselves arrested on trumped-up charges that would force them to cut their hair before their public...more

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