Marsha P. Johnson

Marsha P. Johnson. Illustration of a bust of the public art monument.

NYC to Honor Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera With Monuments

The sculptures are billed as the first public art monuments in the world to honor trans women.

Stonewall Inn with pride flags and plaque showing memorial.

New Exhibit Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Uprising

The Brooklyn Museum highlights the work of 22 LGBTQ artists.

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READ: Marsha P. Johnson Film Archivist Issues Statement Supporting Accusations of Theft

Kamran Shahrary: “Based on what I have seen, undoubtedly someone at some point made heavy usage of [Reina Gossett’s] work and research, and to say this didn’t happen is a bold-faced lie, which flies in the face of all available evidence.”

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ICYMI: Filmmaker Reina Gossett Says 'Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson' Director Stole Her Work

“This kind of extraction/excavation of Black life, disabled life, poor life, trans life is so old and so deeply connected to the violence Marsha had to deal with throughout her life.” 

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'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson' Celebrates the Black Trans Revolutionary's Activism and Tries to Solve the Mystery of Her Death

In the new Netflix documentary “The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson” the trans trailblazer’s friends and allies secure her place in history and re-investigate her mysterious death, which police ruled as a suicide. 

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Marsha P. Johnson's Friends and Allies Investigate Her Mysterious Death in New Documentary Trailer

“The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson” will debut on Netflix on October 6.

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Netflix Picks Up Marsha P. Johnson Doc, Misha Green Thriller

The streaming company acquired the documentary and women-driven thriller after recently cutting two series with characters from underrepresented groups.

New 'Stonewall' Poster More Diverse Than Trailer

The new poster appears to be the film studio’s response to accusations of whitewashing. 

'Stonewall' Trailer Accused of Whitewashing, Omitting Contributions of Trans* People of Color

The trailer for Roland Emmerich’s upcoming film about the Stonewall riots has provoked controversy for omitting the contributions of integral activists of color including Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. 

Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson: Trans Pioneers, BFFs, Film Stars

They made history. But first, they cried and partied.