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    Jun 26, 2020

    Stonewall Was The Spark. The Trans Rights Movement Keeps The Fire Going.

    “Pride was a celebration of our rage more than anything. It was a riot.”

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    A 1970 photo of Marsha P. Johnson handing out flyers in support of Gay Students at NYU is seen here courtesy of the New York Public Library's "1969: The Year of Gay Liberation" exhibit.

    The date: June 26! The time: News O'Clock!

    The Trump administration wants the Supreme Court to get rid of Obamacare. Yes, all of it. Yes, in the middle of a pandemic.

    YouTube star Jenna Marbles has walked away from her channel, possibly forever.

    And the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots is this weekend. So, we take you through what happened the night of the riots and talk to Elle Hearns, founder of the Marsha P. Johnson Institute, about the trans rights movement in the years since Johnson took part in the uprising.

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