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Sylvia Rivera

A Forgotten Latina Trailblazer: LGBT Activist Sylvia Rivera

NBC News | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 10.07.2015 | Latino Voices

Before Harvey Milk, she was a seminal figure in the LGBT rights movement. Before Caitlyn Jenner, she was one of the country's first transgender activi...

Why on Earth Is This Gay Guy Marching for Climate?

Peterson Toscano | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Peterson Toscano

It's the immoral, flamboyant fossil fuel lifestyle that got us into this climate mess. Part of me wants to wash my hands of climate change and enjoy a little marriage equality while we all go to hell in a flaming hand basket.

WATCH: Laverne Cox Reads Powerful Letter From An Incarcerated Trans Woman [UPDATED]

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Update on Saturday, August 23 at 7:30am: Laverne Cox has reportedly asked the Sylvia Rivera Law Project to remove her video from the petition page. ...

'Trans Rights' and 'Gay Rights': Someday We'll Be Together Again

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

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 | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gwendolyn Ann Smith

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.

On Stonewall Riot Initiator Sylvia Rivera's Birthday, Her Words About Gay Oppression Against Trans People Still Ring True

Ashley Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ashley Love

On this special day honoring Sylvia Rivera's birthday, MAGNET calls on all gay and lesbian people to remember who started Stonewall, and to try to be more understanding of your trans brothers and sisters.