Strike a pose!
Harlem – NY, late 1970s.
In this conformist and puritanical corner of the country, racial clashes between police and the gay Hispanic and African American communities are commonplace.
LGBTQ people are considered the last of society: they are continually ghettoized and persecuted with acts of verbal, psychological and physical violence.
These were the years of the first demands for gay rights, culminating in the heated Stonewall riots on June 27, 1969, an event that officially gave birth to the Gay Pride movement.
Fortunately, there is another world, underground and clandestine, where this community can freely express its identity with pride: