Transgender issues today are rooted in a decades-long struggle for acceptance. By RetroReport Publish Date June 14, 2015. Photo by Leonard Fink/LGBT Community Center National History Archive.
How much of our activist history do you know? The NY Times did a short video history and back in 2015 put together an article. Maybe it is time for
Some transgender activists feel shunted aside even by their brothers and sisters in the L.G.B.T. movement. “Trans people continue to be marginalized within the L.G.B.T. rights struggle, treated as tokens when convenient,” Meredith Talusan, a transgender woman, wrote last June in The American Prospect magazine.
The real point is “for people to get to know us,” Nick Adams, who represents Glaad on transgender issues, told Retro Report. “And get to know that we’re people just like everyone else.”
The late trans rights activist Sylvia Rivera, a veteran of the 1969 Stonewall riots.