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The Red Scare, The Pink Scare and the Homosexual Agenda

Stormé DeLarverie, 24 December 1920 – 24 May 2014

An interview with lesbian Stonewall veteran Stormé DeLarverie

The conversation turned to the night in June of 1969 at the Stonewall Inn where she made history. Quite a few friends, writers and historians over the years have identified her as the tough cross dressing lesbian who was clubbed by the NYPD, which evoked enough indignation and anger to spur the crowd to action. She was identified as the Stonewall Lesbian in Charles Kaiser’s book The Gay Metropolis, and her scuffle with the police has been mentioned a few times in passing by The New York Times in the past couple of decades. Then in the January 2008 issue of Curve Magazine she identified herself as the Stonewall Lesbian in a detailed interview with writerPatrick Hinds, an excerpt of which is below:

”[The officer] then yelled, ‘I said, move along, faggot.’ I think he thought I was a boy. When I refused, he raised his nightstick and clubbed me in the face.” It was then that the crowd surged and started attacking the police with whatever they could find, she said.

I asked my last question hesitantly. “Have you heard of the Stonewall Lesbian? The woman who was clubbed outside the bar but was never identified?” DeLarverie nodded, rubbing her chin in the place where she received 14 stitches after the beating. “Yes,” she said quietly. “They were talking about me.”

And then, almost as an afterthought, I asked, “Why did you never come forward to take credit for what you did?”

She thought for a couple of seconds before she answered, “Because it was never anybody’s business.”

I asked her if she still remembered that night. She answered in the affirmative. After the cop hit her on the head, she socked him with her fist. “I hit him,” she said. “He was bleeding.”

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Photo: Sam Bassett

Hormone treatment as conversion therapy for the gay illness

Patient receiving hormone treatment, which can correct chemical imbalance. Photo: Herbert Gehr. Worchester, MA, US. August 1949.

Hormone treatment as conversion therapy for the gay illness

Patient receiving hormone treatment, which can correct chemical imbalance. 
Photo: Herbert Gehr. Worchester, MA, US. August 1949.

FBI Memo on One Magazine, January 26, 1956, with handwritten notes by FBI Assistant Director, Clyde Tolson and FBI Director, J. Edgar Hoover:

“I think we should take this crowd on and make them put up or shut up.” – Tolson
“I concur.” – Hoover

FBI Memo on One Magazine, January 26, 1956, with handwritten notes by FBI Assistant Director, Clyde Tolson and FBI Director, J. Edgar Hoover:

“I think we should take this crowd on and make them put up or shut up.” – Tolson

“I concur.” – Hoover

Hoover and TolsonClyde Tolson joined the FBI in 1928 and rose to become Assistant Director within three years. Tolson and Edgar were lovers and vacationed together every year. Just as Roy Cohn — closeted and self-hating — would help to persecute thousands of gays and lesbians as major players in the Lavender Scare. 

Hoover and Tolson
Clyde Tolson joined the FBI in 1928 and rose to become Assistant Director within three years. Tolson and Edgar were lovers and vacationed together every year. Just as Roy Cohncloseted and self-hating — would help to persecute thousands of gays and lesbians as major players in the Lavender Scare.