IMPORTANT UPDATE: The felony charges against the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement Cop Watcher arrested with two Justice Committee Cop Watchers at the Kimani Gray Vigil on 3/13 were DROPPED today! A few misdemeanor and violation charges against all three remain. More updates to come. #CopWatchIsLegal!
BOOKS, INTERVIEWS, AND ARTICLES
Stonewall - Martin Duberman
The Gay Militants: How Gay Liberation Began in America, 1969-1971 - Donn Teal
“Sylvia Rivera: A Woman Before Her Time” - Liz Highleyman (from Smash the Church, Smash the State: The Early Years of Gay Liberation)
“Marsha P. Johnson: New York City Legand” - Tommi Avicolli Mecca (from Smash the Church, Smash the State: The Early Years of Gay Liberation)
“Queens in Exile, The Forgotten Ones” - Sylvia Rivera (from GenderQueer: Voices from Beyond the Sexual Binary)
“Rapping With a Street Transvestite Revolutionary: An Interview with Marcia Johnson” (from Out of the Closets: Voices of Gay Liberation)
‘I’m glad I was in the Stonewall riot’: Leslie Feinberg interviews Sylvia Rivera
Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries - Leslie Feinberg
“A Woman for Her Time” - Riki Wilchins (from The Village Voice)
Sylvia Rivera: 1951-2002 - Michael Bronski (from Z Magazine)
Sylvia Rivera soundportraits interview (from New York Times Magazine)
Sylvia Rivera soundportraits update from July 4, 2001
“Sylvia and Sylvia’s Children: a Battle for a Queer Public” - Benjamin Shepard (from That’s Revolting: Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation)
Sylvia Rivera’s talk at LGMNY, June 2001
“Sylvia Rivera: Fighting in Her Heels: Stonewall, Civil Rights, and Liberation” - Layli Phillips and Shomari Olugbala (from The Human Tradition in the Civil Rights Movement)
“History or Myth? Writing Stonewall” - Benjamin Shepard
Transgender Warriors: making history from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman - Leslie Feinberg
“Sylvia Rivera: She was more than Stonewall” - jerimarie liesegang
“Amanda Milan and the rebirth of the Street Trans Action Revolutionaries” - Benjamin Shepard (in From Act Up to the WTO)
“Transvestites: your half sisters and half brothers of the Revolution” - Sylvia Rivera (from Come Out! Magazine 1971)
“Sylvia Goes to College: ‘Gay Is Proud’ at NYU” - Arthur Bell (from the Village Voice, October 15, 1970)
“Street Transvestites for Gay Power” (October 1971)
Sylvia Rivera speaking at the 1973 Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade after being mocked and repressed by lesbian feminists and gay men
Changing House (a short documentary on Transy House)
Marsha P. Johnson photo collection (by Randy Wicker)
Sylvia Rivera photo collection (by Randy Wicker)
Thursday nights are for the Dyke March Planning meetings.
Dykes it’s up to you to plan this event and to make it what you want it to be.
So come on out to the LGBT Center on Thursday and make it happen.
We love committed dykes!
LGBT Community Center
208 West 13th Street
between 7th & 8th Avenues