Analysis Of The Documentary Before Stonewall By Marsha P. Johnson

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Before Stonewall it was a crime to be anything than heterosexual. Before Stonewall it was a crime to be anything than heterosexual. The way was paved by the two faces of the riots Sylvia Rivera, Marsha P. Johnson, and their effects after the riots. Stonewall changed the way people say people of the LGBTQ community and pushed the fight for equality forward. While the fight for equality was a group effort the one of the main person who lead the community into the new age of gay liberation was Marsha P. Johnson. Marsha P. Johnson was a transgender activist born in the early years of generation X and was the first one to throw a brick at stonewall. Before Stonewall and Marsha P. Johnson gay people were scared to even admit who they were to themselves let alone to the public. In the Documentary After …show more content…
ewall an ex state legislator tells his story about his struggle before stonewall “When I applied to become a state legislator I knew that I would have to make a decision, to stay in the closet and deny who I was

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