#QueerHeroes Day 1 – Sylvia Rivera & Marsha P. Johnson

Happy Pride! I loved doing this series last year, so I’m bringing it back, starting with some of the activists that make this celebration possible. #QueerHeroes Day 1 Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson. Their actions at Stonewall would be a huge reason the riots are seen as an epoch in the LGBTQ rights movement. They …

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#QueerHeroes Day 30 – TBD

#QueerHeroes Day 30 TBD I wasn’t sure how to end this or what one person would be the best to end on, but I know that these current times, especially as SCOTUS continues to devolve, will temper us. We’ll mobilize like we always have, unfurling the activists, artists, and innovators that will characterize these times …

#QueerHeroes Day 26 – Leigh Bowery

#QueerHeroes Day 26. Leigh Bowery. Bowery was raised in Australia before moving to London where his outlandishness and creative passion made him an underground sensation. His artistic acumen seemed limitless, excelling at fashion design, performance art, music, and events. As a performance artist, he performed on piece that had him in a giant gown, towering over …