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Episode 3.10 // Marsha P. Johnson: Hard Work Being Beautiful

What would you sacrifice to live freely? Would you fight every day, out loud, to defend your way of life? For Martha P. Johnson, living on her own terms was a non-negotiable part of her existence. Her outspoken activism and advocacy led her to be one of the most prominent figures of the gay rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s in New York City. She was a living legend, until one tragic day in 1992 her body was found floating in the Hudson River. Over 30 years later, her death is still shrouded by questions but her legacy remains unshakable.



Marsha P. Johnson
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