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Seventeen-year-old Leelah Alcorn wrote a bitter farewell to her conservative parents. Rest in Peace Leelah. Rest in Peace angel Lgbt Anime, Transgender Ftm, Transgender Problems, Transgender Surgery, Trans Art, L Death Note, Leelah, Genderqueer, Bullying

Trans teen's Tumblr suicide note is a sobering message to parents everywhere

Seventeen-year-old Leelah Alcorn wrote a bitter farewell to her conservative parents. Then she walked into traffic.

Rome Transgender wickedness Hermaphroditus statue from Roman times The statue shown here is from Monte Porzio in Italy, and dates from the century AD. It is now in the Louvre Museum in Paris. Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Art History, Ancient Greece, Rome Antique, Art Antique, Roman Sculpture, Art Sculpture

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Transgendered representation in history -- Hermaphroditus, Roman marble, Imperial period (3rd century CE)

Aesthetic for trans boy Yuri Plisetsky who finds comfort in wearing punk and chic clothing! Punk Patches, Pin And Patches, Gossip Girl, South Dakota, Trans Boys, Trans Man, Hipster, Looks Cool, Gay Pride

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Aesthetic for trans boy Yuri Plisetsky who finds comfort in wearing punk and chic clothing! - Mod Victor

Three years before Stonewall, a riot in the Tenderloin was a watershed moment in LGBT history. California City, San Francisco California, Trans Activists, Stonewall Riots, Youth Of Today, Lgbt History, Transgender Community, Vintage Architecture, 50th Anniversary

Gene Compton’s Cafeteria located at 101 Taylor Street at the corner with Turk - it was open from 1954 to 1972 - Compton's Cafeteria In San Francisco's Tenderloin District. In 1966, the eatery was the site of landmark confrontations between police and transgender activists

Before Stonewall: How the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot Sparked the LGBT Civil Rights Movement Stonewall Riots, Lgbt History, Transgender Community, Trans Rights, Lgbt Rights, Civil Rights Movement, Social Services, Persecution, Rally

46th Anniversary of Compton Cafeteria Riot March & Rally - San Francisco

46th Anniversaryof Compton Cafeteria Riot March & Rally 5:oopm - August 20, 2012 - San Francisco, California Meet at City Hall at 5:00pm on the Polk St. side to march, or join us at 5:30pm at the corner ofTurk & Taylor. via the Facebook Event Page: Join in celebrating the legacy of LGBTQ homeless youth in San Francisco's Tenderloin district. March from City Hall to Gene Comptons' Cafeteria (former site) on the corner of Turk and Taylor, where we will have speakers (more to be revealed as we…

The Sissies, Hustlers, and Hair Fairies Whose Defiant Lives Paved the Way For Stonewall Paris Is Burning, Transgender Community, Verbal Abuse, Newspaper Article, Short Article, No Way, Writing, Learning, Fairies

The Sissies, Hustlers, and Hair Fairies Whose Defiant Lives Paved the Way For Stonewall

The queens had finally had enough: In August 1966—fifty years ago this month—transgender and gender-nonconforming customers at Gene Compton’s Cafete...

The Compton's Cafeteria Riot occurred in August 1966 in San Francisco. This incident was one of the first recorded transgender riots in United States history, preceding the more famous 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City. Gay Rights Movement, Coming Out Stories, Stonewall Riots, Lgbt History, Transgender Community, More Words, Set You Free, Oppression, How To Plan

Attempt to save former SF gay bar sites and rumored escape tunnels faces setback

Those seeking to preserve the site for its LGBTQ historical significance now take their appeal to the full Board of Supervisors after failing before the Planning Commission.