Listen: Fourniret Rivera, Sylvia And Puerto Rican discussed on Stephanie Miller
"Second nineteen fifty one Sylvia Rivera was Fourniret Rivera in New York City and early self-described in proud drag Queen miserable had a tough childhood by anyone's standards dark skin from Venezuela and Puerto Rican heritage, a wildly dysfunctional family and acting feminine ball contributes, a young Sylvia's troubled life. This Rivera left home at age eleven she had already been involved in sex work, hustling with her uncle has it queer Latina, Sylvia Rivera fought for the inclusion of transgender people drag queens and homeless youth who are marginalized in an often violently homophobic society. Sylvia Rivera passed away in twenty two. Pioneering work and legacy of fierce advocacy, lives on you can learn more about this. Davis activists had out history dot org, and please stay vigilant about our civil rights. The fight is never over. One in three adults has prediabetes. One in"