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This episode was originally released in 2016 in the days after the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. It is re-released every year on the anniversary of the incident.
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Notes and Reading: * Most of the specific history of the White Horse was learned from "Sanctuary: the Inside Story of the Nation's Second Oldest Gay Bar" by David Olson, reprinted in its entirety on the White Horse's [website] (http://whitehorsebar.com/history/) . * "Gayola: Police Professionalization and the Politics of San Francisco's Gay Bars, 1950-1968," by Christopher Agee. * June Thomas' [series] (http://www.slate.com/articles/life/the_gay_bar.html) on the past, present, and future of the gay bar from Slate a few years back. * Various articles written on the occasion of the White Horse's 80th anniversary, including [this one] (http://http//www.sfgate.com/lgbt/article/Oakland%C2%ADsWhite%C2%ADHorse%C2%ADgaybarturns80%C2%AD4503994.php) from SFGATE.Com * Michael Bronski's [A Queer History of the United States] (https://www.amazon.com/History-United-States-ReVisioning-American/dp/0807044652) . * [Radically Gay] (https://www.amazon.com/Radically-Gay-Liberation-Words-Founder/dp/0807070815/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1466054102&sr=1-1&keywords=radically+gay) , a collection of Harry Hay's writing. * Incidentally, I watched [this interview] (http://www.foundsf.org/index.php?title=Mattachine:_Radical_Roots_of_the_Gay_Movement) with Harry Hay from 1996 about gay life in SF in the 30's multiple times because it's amazing.
Music * We start with [Water in Your Hands] (https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/water-in-your-hands/id1042354508?i=1042354575&mt=1&app=music) by Tommy Guerrero. * Hit Anne Muller's [Walzer fur Robert] (https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/walzer-fur-robert/id773453107?i=773454900&mt=1&app=music) a couple of times. * Gaussian Curve does [Talk to the Church] (https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/talk-to-the-church/id986813339?i=986813593&mt=1&app=music) . * We get a loop of [Updraught] (https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/updraught/id521024430?i=521024651&mt=1&app=music) from Zoe Keating. * We finish on [Transient Life in Twilight] (https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/transient-life-in-twilight/id732997129?i=732997132&mt=1&app=music) by James Blackshaw