At STAR House, Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson created a sanctuary for houseless trans girls in the 1970s. Today, Mariah Lopez hopes to uphold their legacy.
Johnson's pivotal role on the frontline of the Stonewall Riots, to establishing her own shelter for homeless queer youth, made her a POC and trans rights icon we should be thanking this Black History Month.
In 'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson,' filmmaker David France illuminates the story of trans heroes ignored for far too long.
The icon who fought for our right to marry passed away yesterday. She was unforgettable—and hopefully she'll remain that way, too.