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Greggor Mattson

Greggor Mattson

Greggor Mattson is Associate Professor of Sociology at Oberlin College and Director of the Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies. He is the author of The Cultural Politics of European Prostitution Reform (Palgrave 2016) and articles about inequality, gentrification, and sexuality. He is currently working on a book about changes in gay bars over the last 25 years.

Protestors from lesbian, gay and bisexual rights charity Stonewall, carrying a banner reading 'Lesbian & Gay Rights are Human Rights' during the Gay Pride parade in London, England, United Kingdom, 6 July 1996

The Stonewall Riots Didn’t Start the Gay Rights Movement

Giving Stonewall too much credit misses the movement’s growing strength in the 1960s, sociologists note.