Testimony by SYLVIA RIVERA, NYC
Video titled: “Sylvia Rivera Reflects on the Spirit of Marsha P Johnson”
Sylvia Rivera talks to former nemesis & future good friend filmmaker/activist Randy Wicker during Sylvia Rivera’s occupation of the Christopher Street pier.
The Amazing Sylvia Rivera:
Sylvia Rae Rivera (2 July 1951 – 19 February 2002) was an American transgender activist. Rivera was a founding member of both the Gay Liberation Front and the Gay Activists Alliance and helped found STAR (Street Transgender Action Revolutionaries), a group dedicated to helping homeless young street trans women, with her friend Marsha P. Johnson.
Posted on Sunday, April 15th 2012