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Sylvia Rivera
Sylvia Rae Rivera.jpg
Rivera, in the "gay camp" at the Christopher Street Piers c. 2000
Born Ray Rivera[1]
July 2, 1951
New York City, United States
Died February 19, 2002 (aged 50)
New York City, United States
Nationality American
Occupation Activist
Known for Gay liberation,[2] transgender activist, advocate for the homeless.[3]
Sylvia Ray Rivera (July 2, 1951 – February 19, 2002)[4] was a Latina American gay liberation[5] and transgender rights activist[6] significant in the LGBT history of New York City and of the United States as a whole. Some claim Rivera, who identified as a drag queen, was a founding member of the Gay Liberation Front.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylvia_Rivera