The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
When: Jun 19, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
HPAC commemorates Juneteenth and the Stonewall Uprising with a distance watch party and talk back. Watch The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson on your own time through Netflix.
Then tell us your thoughts. Tell us how you are feeling. Process the moment. Join a post screening discussion hosted by HPAC staff, Friday, June 19 at 7:30pm Via Zoom. In order to create a safe space for dialogue Registration is required to join the Zoom talk back.
Victoria Cruz investigates the mysterious 1992 death of black gay rights activist and Stonewall veteran, Marsha P. Johnson. Using archival interviews with Johnson, and new interviews with Johnson’s family, friends and fellow activists.
Ari Moore is on the Board of Gender Equality New York, Ari is one of the founding members of Spectrum Transgender Group of Western NY as well as the African Queens Association (AQA), a support group for transgender people of color.
Ellyane Hutchinson is a textile artist, Gallery222 & HPAC Administrator. She sits on the Fallsburg Zoning Board. She was one of SC Democrat’s Young Business Professionals.
Juli Grey-Owens, a New York State transgender activist, is the founder and Executive Director of Gender Equality New York Inc (GENY).
Kym Dorsey is a GENY board member and the first trans woman honored by the City of Albany for her leadership in New York.
Laveau Contraire is a Drag Queen Extraordinaire and event producer from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Michael Coney is a creative and Immersive technologist, the Technical Director at HPAC, and a member of the Sullivan County Young Democrats.
Tonya Smith has been working in the healthcare field for 4 years. She is currently employed at Crescent Care as a Retention Specialist, Trans Advocate, and Life Coach.