I'm one of the talking heads in Pay it No Mind: The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson, the documentary about the legendary performer/activist whose life and mysterious death are still being dissected--though Marsha's resonance grows stronger every minute.
That's what one of the big winners at the Get Out magazine awards at Splash told me the other night. The Christopher Street bar Boots & Saddle won awards for its staff, its karaoke night (with lovely Victoria Chase), and other aspects as well. But owner Robert Ziegler deserves a special honor for ... More >>
That's what one of the commenters on this blog says. The guy--whose father was a cop at Stonewall that night--says Dad was there as an undercover narc to bust a place filled with drugs and unlicensed booze. I recently wrote that transsexual Marsha P. Johnson is thought by some historians to be the ... More >>
In 1969, the Stonewall riots--precipitated when cops burst into the famed gay bar and started being their usually abusive selves--defined the modern gay movement. Well, every eldergay on earth claims to have not only been there, but to have started the riot--even more people than claim to have seen ... More >>
The singer brings his singular vision to Radio City
Marsha P. Johnson was the transsexual activist and entertainer who bedecked herself with flowers as she fought for rights and tried to scare up money, whether through prostitution or by befriending people she hoped would be as big-hearted as she was.
In Memory of Stonewall Warrior Sylvia Rivera