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Castro Street Memories

by N. A. Diaman

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Published by Persona Press in San Francisco .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementN.A. Diaman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.I225 C37 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2527260M
ISBN 100931906059
LC Control Number88002503

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The Castro District, commonly referred to as the Castro, is a neighborhood in Eureka Valley in San Castro was one of the first gay neighborhoods in the United States. [failed verification] Having transformed from a working-class neighborhood through the s and s, the Castro remains one of the most prominent symbols of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender activism and Country: United States. () Castro St San Francisco, CA /5(25).

Castro Street FOOD. 92 likes. SOUTHERN AMERICAN STREET FOOD AT ITS BEST. 12 HOUR SLO ROASTED PULLED PORK, BBQ BEEF BRISKET, OOZY Followers:   A Different Light Bookstore, the last of a once-proud family of gay literary spots and a beacon of homosexual life in the Castro, will be out of business by the end of Author: Sam Whiting.


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N Author: N. Diaman. 7 Used from $ 1 New from $ CASTRO STREET MEMORIES is a novel that traces the changes in the life of one man and the gradual transformation of a San Francisco neighborhood from the relative innocence of the early Seventies to the more sobering reality of the mid Eighties.

Read more Read less Length: pagesAuthor: N. Diaman. The inside story of San Francisco's burgeoning gay history and Hollywood's trials and tribulations. Marc Huestis' showbiz memoir is an entertaining and personal retelling of his coming out in the streets of San Francisco in the early '70s, his relationship with Harvey Milk, his award-winning early AIDS documentary work, and 20 years of memorable experiences and behind the scenes secrets of 5/5(45).

Summary: Castro Street Memories traces the changes in the life of one man and the gradual transformation of a San Francisco neighborhood from the relative innocence of the early Seventies to the more sobering reality of the mid Eighties.

Buy Castro Street Memories by N. Diaman online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ DELUXE COLOR EDITION: The inside story of San Francisco's burgeoning gay history and Hollywood's trials and tribulations.

Marc Huestis' showbiz memoir is an entertaining and personal retelling of his coming out in the streets of San Francisco in the early ’70s, his relationship with Harvey Milk, his award-winning early AIDS documentary work, and 20 years of memorable experiences and behind 5/5(46).

Marc Huestis' showbiz memoir is an entertaining and personal retelling of his coming out in the streets of San Francisco in the early ’70s, his relationship with Harvey Milk, his award-winning early AIDS documentary work, and 20 years of memorable experiences and behind the scenes secrets of screen icons—including Debbie Reynolds, John Waters, Patty Duke, and Tony Curtis—honored at his grand singular extravaganzas at the world-renowned Castro Theater/5(7).

The Journalist of Castro Street gives a good description of the life of openly gay reporter Randy Shilts. Author Andrew E. Stoner does well in describing the successes Shilts achieved, and I thought he was fair in discussing Shilts' failures and shortcomings.5/5(5).

This book contains useful information about the career of Randy Shilts, the author of 3 major books: The Mayor of Castro Street, his biography of Harvey Milk; And the Played On, a chronicle of the early years of the AIDS epidemic in the U.S.; and Conduct Unbecoming, a timely book on the discrimination against gays, lesbians and women in the U /5.

4K Castro Street, Mountain view, California - Duration: Weekend Photographers 2, views. Watching The Castro transform in the s - Duration: Tell History views.

I loved the movie "Milk," and I read this book after visiting the Human Rights Center in Milk's old camera store on Castro Street. Now I want to rewatch the movie and go back to Castro Street.

I would have liked to give this 5 stars, and on some levels it deserves it, /5. The Castro Street Fair in August Photo: Dan Nicoletta These include a picture of Milk dressed as a circus clown hanging off a cable car onand a Author: Sam Whiting. Love, Castro Street book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Recognized as perhaps the world’s most queer destination, San Fr /5. In he became roommates with a few people who were instrumental in Bay Area Gay Liberation (BAGL), among whom were gay teachers John Stubbins, Ed Baca, Hank Wilson, and Tom Ammiano.

He later stringed with Randy Shilts supplying him photos for his book on Harvey Milk, The Mayor of Castro Street. Castro Street () is a visual nonstory documentary film which uses the sounds and sights of a city street -- in this case, Castro Street near the Standard Oil Refinery in Richmond, California -- to convey the street's own mood and feel.

There is no dialogue in this non-narrative experimental film. It was directed by Brucethe film was selected for preservation in the. CASTRO MEMORIES MR. STRAIGHT IN THE CASTRO OF '79 submitted by Ken Oldfield, NSW, Australia, April 1. Unfortunately I got the street numbers mixed up and after knocking on the unanswered door I made my way this was the start of an incredible eight day experience of the Castro of '79 which included drunken revelry at the Elephant.

Gay bars throughout the city and even at the St. Francis Hotel. Flower Kids, Peace Mongers and a gay migration from Polk Street to THE CASTRO.

To start the 70's I moved between the Haight and the Castro, to a 2 bedroom house with a front and back yard, an in-law apartment, and 2 garages for $ a month on Alpine Terrace (near Duboce).

The story of the journalist of Castro Street doesn’t start on Castro Street, nor does it start in San Francisco, but rather in Shilts’ hometown of Aurora, Illinois, a place likened to an “archetypal backdrop for a popular comedy sketch that attempted to portray the realities of idealized American life in the postwar era.”.

"A major contribution to gay history." --Booklist"The Journalist of Castro Street is a moving biography of a journalist and his life's work This is an excellent piece of writing." --Seattle Book Review"The Journalist of Castro Street is the result of copious research and interviewing." --The Gay & Lesbian Review"The first-ever biography of the acclaimed investigative journalist and.

From longtime activist Cleve Jones, here is a sweeping, beautifully written memoir about a full and remarkable American life. Jones brings to life the magnetic spell cast by s San Francisco, the drama and heartbreak of the AIDS crisis and the vibrant generation of gay men lost to it, and his activist work on labor, immigration, and gay rights, which continues today.

Mark Abramson was a bartender and producer of events such as "Pier Pressure" and "Men Behind Bars" before writing the "Beach Reading" series set in San Francisco's Castro District.

He is also working on a memoir called "Castro Street Diaries."/5.The Mayor of Castro Street is Shilts's acclaimed story of Harvey Milk, the man whose personal life, public career, and tragic assassination mirrored the dramatic and unprecedented emergence of the gay community in America during the s.

His is a story of personal tragedies and political intrigues, assassination in City Hall and massive riots in the streets, the miscarriage of justice and 4/5(12).His coverage of the AIDS crisis was at the forefront.

His foray into books would cement his name further, but his toughest battles would mostly remain unknown until now. The Journalist of Castro Street is a moving biography of a journalist and his life’s work.

The life of Shilts was all too short, but the work he left behind is timeless.