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The Legacy of the Stonewall Uprising and History of Pride
Political activist, artist, and creator of the rainbow flag.
Essayist, author, and playwright whose work focused on race relations, class, and sexuality.
Drag king performer and gay rights activist who is credited with starting with the Stonewall uprising.
Called the mother of the LGBT civil rights movement, she played an integral role in activism prior to and after Stonewall.
Marsha P. Johnson
Co-founder of Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR) with Sylvia Rivera.
AIDS activist, writer, co-founder of the Gay Men's Health Crisis, and founder of the group ACT UP.
Civil rights leader and the first openly gay elected official in California.
Civil rights activist, lawyer, writer, and first African American woman to become an Episcopal priest in the US.
Transgender rights activist.
Civil rights activist and chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington.
LGBTQ activist whose lawsuit against the federal government repealed the Defense of Marriage Act, which laid the groundwork for marriage equality in the US.
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