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Randy Wicker’s video of Critical Trans Politics: Dean Spade, Andrea Ritchie & Reina Gossett in conversation!  Thanks to Randy for videoing!  (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

Ten Posts for Sylvia Rivera's Ten Year Memorial

Ten Posts for Sylvia Rivera’s Ten Year Memorial

The spirit was gone from her bodyForever had always been insideThat shell had always been intertwinedAnd now were disintwinedIt’s hard to understand — I am pursued by questions of historical process, of historical responsibility, questions of historical consciousness & ignorance & what these have to do with power. links: SYLVIA RIVERA 10 YEAR MEMORIAL  SYLVIA […]

RAPPING WITH MARSHA P JOHNSON

RAPPING WITH MARSHA P JOHNSON

“Do you have suggestions for people in small towns and cities where there is no STAR? Start a STAR of their own.  I think if transvestites don’t stand up for themselves, nobody else is going to stand up for transvestites. — I carry my wonder drug with me everywhere I go-a can of Mace.  If […]

STAR PEOPLE ARE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

STAR PEOPLE ARE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

This is the beginning of a 3 part post on STAR’s history.  The text from this post comes from Martin Duberman’s STONEWALL: Sylvia strongly identified with those righteous revolutionaries of the Third World, the Black Panthers and…the Young Lords.  She marched occassionally with both groups, though often in a stoned-out state, and later, in 1971, […]