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American gay liberation activist Marsha P Johnson (1945 – 1992, wearing headband) and an unidentified woman in facepaint, on 7th Avenue South, between Grove and Christopher streets, at the second annual Stonewall anniversary march (Gay Liberation Day), later known as Gay Pride, New York, New York, June 27, 1971. (Photo by Fred W. McDarrah/MUUS Collection via Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 07: Marsha P. Johnson sign at LA Pride 2019 on June 07, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage)
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES – 2020/10/10: A view of an information plaque at the Marsha P. Johnson State Park in Williamsburg. (Photo by John Nacion/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – AUGUST 24: A person wearing a mask holds a “Marsha P. Johnson” sign at the Rally Held On Birthday Of Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson in Washington Square Park on August 24, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images)
Portrait of American gay liberation activist Marsha P Johnson (1945 – 1992) (center left, in dark outfit and black hair), along with unidentified others, on the corner of Christopher Street and 7th Avenue during the Pride March (later the LGBT Pride March), New York, New York, June 27, 1982. (Photo by Barbara Alper/Getty Images)
You can’t mention gay rights liberation and trans right without honoring MUVA. In every community in America that is fighting for equity, there are unsung heroes and heroines. We stand on the shoulders of giants. Thank you for your American bravery.