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She was a part of the Stonewall Riots that was a six day protest against law enforcement. She was one of the founders of STAR, Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries, which helped aid homeless and jailed gay and transgendered youth.
She also famously took the microphone during a 1973 gay pride parade, where she called out the crowd for their privileged position. Sylvia was completely ahead of her time and a a fundamental part of the gay and transgender fight for equality.
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