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Sylvia Rivera’s Talk at LGMNY, June 2001 Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center, New York City

Latino Gay Men of New York (LGMNY), a social group established in 1991, invited the Bronx-born, Venezuelan/Puerto Rican Stonewall veteran, transgender activist, and Young Lords member Sylvia Rivera (1951–2002) to be a guest speaker at its monthly “First Friday of the Month” meeting in June 2001. This meeting was organized as a celebration of LGBT…

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Behind the Bars: L/G/B/T/Q Youth In Prison

This zine was written to educate and facilitate discussions amongst the community on the topic of sexual minorities in the prison system. The contributors arc participating in a service learning requirement set by Portland State University. The class focused on broadening the horizons of students through exposure to a variety of topics and issues confronted…