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Sylvia Rivera

Sylvia Ray Rivera (July 2, 1951 – February 19, 2002) was a Latina American gay liberation and transgender rights activist, prominent as an activist and community worker in New York. Rivera, who identified as a drag queen, participated in demonstrations with the Gay Liberation Front.

With close friend Marsha P. Johnson, Rivera co-founded the Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR), a group dedicated to helping homeless young drag queens, gay youth, and trans women.

Quelle und mehr: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylvia_Rivera

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