Marsha “Pay it no Mind” Johnson
Johnson was a trans woman and an important member of the LGBTQ+ community in New York City for many years. She was one of the city's most famous drag queens and street queens, and also one of the...
Who was Sylvia Rivera?
Sylvia Rivera, 1951 to 2002 This project is named for civil rights pioneer Sylvia Rivera. A veteran of the 1969 Stonewall uprising, Sylvia was a tireless advocate for all those who have been margin…
I had the great pleasure of interviewing Jennie Livingston last month. Not only is she the director of one of the great films in documentary history, Paris is Burning, she is also a filmmaker who t…
Instagram post by @lgbt_history • May 31, 2017 at 11:06pm UTC
5,471 Likes, 27 Comments - @lgbt_history on Instagram: “"I'd like to see the gay revolution get started, but there hasn't been any demonstration or…”
Women's History Month: Marsha P. Johnson & Sylvia Rivera
Many people will not recognize the names Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. Some people will not recognize these trans-women as women.
Tribeca Film Review: ‘The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson’
Deriving additional emotional power from its formal beauty, it should be one of the signature breakouts from this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.
Instagram post by @lgbt_history • May 14, 2017 at 10:31pm UTC
2,911 Likes, 31 Comments - @lgbt_history on Instagram: ““You can become anything and do anything, right here, right now. It won’t be questioned. I came. I…”