The Upstairs Lounge Fire

“New Orleans: Fire Upstairs” in Out for Good: The Struggle to Build a Gay Rights Movement in America by Dudley Clendinen & Adam Nagourney.

This detailed account of the early years of the political movement for LGBT rights—1969 to 1980—includes a chapter on the beginnings of MCC and how Troy Perry and other MCC leaders responded to the Upstairs Lounge tragedy.
Source: Simon & Schuster, 1999; pp. 174-87
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