Season 1: Episode 1: Sylvia Rivera

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive

By Eric Marcus

Season 1: Episode 1: Sylvia Rivera

Thursday, 13 October

A never before heard conversation with trans icon, self-described “drag queen,” and Stonewall uprising veteran Sylvia Rivera. Sylvia relives that June 1969 night in vivid detail and describes her struggle for recognition in the movement. Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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