Marsha Johnson

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Marsha P. Johnson Doc Is Now On YouTube

    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.

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    "Christopher Street Should Have A Walk Of Fame!"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Was The Stonewall Raid Based On Drugs And Booze, Not Homophobia?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Who Started The Stonewall Riots? I Have An Answer

    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 >>

  • Music

    January 25, 2012

    Antony Goes Into the Light

    The singer brings his singular vision to Radio City

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Marsha P. Johnson Movie About Legendary Activist/Entertainer

    ​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.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2007
  • News

    February 26, 2002

    A Woman for Her Time

    In Memory of Stonewall Warrior Sylvia Rivera