Sylvia Rivera


This story details the life and accomplishments of Sylvia Rivera, a veteran of the 1969 Stonewall Inn uprising and lifelong advocate for gay and transgender rights. Important aspects of her life, including her role in the gay and Black liberation movements, her friendship with fellow activist Marsha P. Johnson, and her dedication to the inclusion and recognition of transgender people, are discussed.

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BIPOC Health Equity Library
Published on 09/27/2022

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