Heroes of History
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Heroes of History

The Woman Behind The Stonewall Uprising

Her name has faded into history but her voice is as relevant today as it was in 1969

Marsha P. Johnson is the Godmother of the LGBTQIA movement Image via Wikimedia

New York City was not always a safe haven for queer people. In the early to mid-20th century, the laws were strict, and being anything other than straight was illegal. Dressing as a gender other than the one assigned at birth would lead to an arrest or…

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