MONUMENTS TO MARSHA P. JOHNSON & SYLVIA RIVERA COMING TO NYC

The city of New York is to commemorate LGBTI advocates and trans pioneers Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera with public monuments. Both Riviera and Johnson participated in the seminal Stonewall riots in June 1969. The three nights of rioting led to the birth of the modern Pride movement. They advocated for the plight of homeless and disadvantaged LGBTI youth. At…