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August 24, 1945

“As long as gay people don’t have their rights all across America, there’s no reason for celebration.” Marsha P. Johnson 

Marsha P. Johnson, born Malcolm Michaels Jr.,  American gay liberation activist and self-identified drag queen was born.

Marsha P. Johnson, born Malcolm Michaels Jr., was an American gay liberation activist and self-identified drag queen. Known as an outspoken advocate for gay rights, Johnson was one of the prominent figures in the Stonewall uprising of 1969.

Marsha P. Johnson – Liberation Activist – Associated Links:

Marsha P. Johnson – Liberation Activist – Related Articles:

  • “Marsha P. Johnson, a  black transgender woman, was a central figure in the gay liberation movement.” | CNN
  • “Who was Marsha P. Johnson” | British Vogue
  • “Marsha P. Johnson & Randy Wicker” | Podcast | Making Gay History
  • “Marsha ‘Pay it no Mind” Johnson: Challenging Gender Boundaries: A Trans Biography Project” | OutHistory.org
  • “Marsha P. Johnson, LGBT Pioneer Born” | AAREG
  • “Pride Month: Who was Marsha P. Johnson and why was she so important?” | BBC

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