Retrieved January 17, In "On Christopher Street: As one woman wrote: Retrieved January 6, One example she cites is Mary Henly, a female-assigned individual in Massachusetts who was charged with illegally wearing men's clothing in because it was "seeming to confound the course of nature. It was the backdrop in the classic queer documentaries "Paris is Burning" and "The Aggressives," both of which I'd watch obsessively, enamored with the narratives of queers of color, and knowing that these few blocks, although sometimes seedy, would offer me community and safety.
He wrote an article about his experience of pregnancy in The Advocate.
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Sarah McBride was a speaker at the Democratic National Convention in Julybecoming the first openly transgender person to address a major party convention in American history. Retrieved on May 13, The dispute between radical feminism and transgenderism". While Chelsea was rife with boutiques and over-priced gyms, on Christopher Street, it wasn't rare to see bus drivers, corrections officers and UPS workers still in uniform, belly up at a bar, being free, gay and safe. Letter to the New York Times, Sept 20, Retrieved November 6, Retrieved January 6,
The nightlife will always give you a glimpse of the underbelly, and the consequences after the party's over have never been for the faint of heart. Retrieved July 27, Retrieved on October 15, His research focused on the interaction between neurons and glial cells in the nervous system. Laverne Cox is an American actress, reality star, and transgender activist.