Marsha P. Johnson News and Stories

Photography
The New York Public Library’s LGBTQ Archives Are a Treasure Trove of Queer Vintage Photos

Queer parties, protests and trans women who started the Stonewall Riots are all hiding in the New York Public Library’s massive photo archive.

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Editors' Picks
On the 51st Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, Let’s Honor the Queer Women of Color Responsible

On the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, we take a look at the history of Stonewall and the three queer women of color we have to thank for Pride

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Culture
There Can Be No ‘Pride’ Without Racial Justice

Editor’s Note: This article on Pride Month amidst the fight for racial justice was penned by Jessica Stern, Executive Director of OutRight Action International, an NGO that addresses human rights violations and abuses against LGBTQ people. June is Pride Month. It’s usually a time filled with parades, protests, film festivals[…]

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Film
New Netflix Documentary About Stonewall’s Marsha P. Johnson Is Mired in Claims of Theft

The new Marsha P. Johnson documentary on Netflix is at the center of a controversy — did director David France steal the research from a trans filmmaker?

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