Sylvia Rivera

Sylvia Rivera

Sylvia Rae Rivera (July 2, 1951 – February 19, 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 drag queens and trans women, with her friend Marsha P. Johnson.

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... The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) is a legal aid organization based in New York City at The Miss Major-Jay Toole Building for Social Justice that serves transgender, intersex and gender non-conforming people ... The project was named for Sylvia Rivera, a transgender activist and veteran of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, who died the same year that SRLP was formed ... Mission Statement "The Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of ...
Sylvia Rivera - Tributes
... of the Metropolitan Community Church of New York, Rivera ministered through the Church's food pantry, which provided food to the hungry ... advocate for queer youth, and MCC New York's queer youth shelter is called Sylvia's Place in her honour ... Named in her honor (and established in 2002), the Sylvia Rivera Law Project is dedicated "to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of ...