Ladies In The Streets: Before Stonewall, Transgender Uprising Changed Lives : Code Switch : NPR

Ladies In The Streets: Before Stonewall, Transgender Uprising Changed Lives : Code Switch : NPR:

“It was after the bars had closed and well into the pre-dawn hours of an August morning in 1966 when San Francisco cops were in Gene Compton’s cafeteria again. They were arresting drag queens, trans women and gay hustlers who had been sitting for hours, eating and gossiping and coming down from their highs with the help of 60-cent cups of coffee.”

 

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