We’ve always existed – it’s just a case of when our rights first started.
Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P Johnson were at the forefront of the LGBT+ and Civil Rights Movement. In 1969 the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan, New York City was raided by Police Officers who were usually paid of by the mob. Sylvia and Marsha arrived and helped fight for their freedoms.
They fought got the Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Act in New York and were founders of the Gay Liberation Front.
They were magnificent. Their genders were fluid, their sexuality was only ever seen as Gay, and they were way ahead of their time.
So ahead of their time that the LGB abandoned them, and other Drag Queens and Trans people, as soon as they could. And it’s still happening, Sylvia and Marsha got their place back, and with it, they helped thousands worldwide. But Trans people today…
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