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Trans Stonewall Activist Miss Major Sees More Work To Be Done

Politics  

You know things are pretty bad when one of the founders of the modern LGBTQXYZ rights movement is saying that the Stonewall riots didn’t make much difference. Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a noted trans elder, queer rights pioneer and O.G. Stonewall rioter, along with other transwomen Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson, has been through the…

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Trans Trailblazer Marsha P. Johnson Film To Premiere On Netflix In October

Entertainment, Featured  

America’s horrifying, ongoing violence towards the trans community may be making headlines in 2017, but trans people have been all but forgotten by the media and their neighbors until quite recently. Enter the new Netflix documentary The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, which explores the death of a pioneering trans woman (Johnson) in…

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The Oscars Could Be Very Gay Again Next Year

Entertainment, Featured  

When Moonlight won the Academy Award for best picture in February, it was the first time in the 89 year history of the awards that a queer-themed film had claimed that honor. Can history repeat itself in 2018? It could be a gay old time at the Oscars again next year with a quartet of…

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Marsha P. Johnson Will Soon Be Screaming And Streaming In Your Living Room

Entertainment  

The debate over who threw that first brick during the Stonewall riots will rage on forever, but Marsha P. Johnson’s name will always be part of the conversation as she and fellow trans activist pal Sylvia Rivera were definitely on the frontlines of the historic event in June 1969. The next year the two would…

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