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Brooklyn Park To Be Renamed In Honor Of Gay Rights Activist


Well the state park in Brooklyn is about to get a new name in honor of an L. G. B. T. Q. activist governor Cuomo says the East River state park will be renamed after Marsha P. Johnson who was a leader of the nineteen sixty nine Stonewall rebellion which sparked the modern gay rights movement Johnson is considered a pioneering activist for transgender rights although the word transgender wasn't even widely used during her lifetime she died in nineteen ninety two at the age of forty six the government made that announcement during the greater New York all of for the Human Rights Campaign at that although quote we are winning the legal battle for justice in the LGBTQ community in many ways we are losing them for losing the broader war for

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