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MARSHA P JOHNSON
Honoring Pride’s Transgender Pioneers
50 years after they helped spearhead the Stonewall riots, trans women of color are finally getting the recognition they deserve.
(Associated Press, Reuters)
Activists Marsha P. Johnson And Sylvia Rivera To Be Honored In New York Monument
People that identify as "trans are going to be able to see themselves reflected in this important point of the city," transgender activist Cecilia Gentili said.
Celebrating The Trailblazers Of Transgender Rights
On International Transgender Day Of Visibility, we highlight the victories of trans rights pioneers.
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Why Pride Month Looks Different For Black Trans Women
, Guest Writer
I am proud of who I am and the community I represent.
Marsha P. Johnson: LGBTQ Rights Pioneer
Marsha P. Johnson is known as one of the first to resist police brutality during the Stonewall Uprising.
Remembering Our Dead
Rev. Miller Jen Hoffman
Pastor, Rape Crisis Counselor, Writer
I think that remembering, when we remember our dead today, is an active verb. Our remembering today is a vocal and a vigorous act of naming a people and describing a hate that is not pretty, or comfortable, or nostalgic.
Language Controversy: My Queer History and the Fur Coat in The Garbage
I come from Denver. I cut hair and write about things I love. ...
I grew up with a name that held a great level of shame for me. Eventually I went to New York and left my entire name behind to go in search of a new one.
'Trans Rights' and 'Gay Rights': Someday We'll Be Together Again
Executive Director, Gender Rights Maryland
I am heartened by the new focus on gender expression and its significance for gay as well as trans persons, and hopeful that such a focus will force our state and national advocacy organizations to evolve in a manner that will benefit all of us, and in particular the least among us.
Inauguration 2013: A Transgender Call to Action
Gwendolyn Ann Smith
Founder, Transgender Day of Remembrance; managing editor, gend...
It is vital to view the history of the Stonewall rebellion much more closely and not let that fight be reduced to simply the right of gay and lesbian Americans to get married. It is important to note that at the forefront of the fight were two transgender women, Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson.
LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Marsha P. Johnson
Marsha P. Johnson was a beloved and revered figure of the New York City LGBT community from the '60s to '90s, fighting back
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