After a subdued 2020, this year’s NYC Pride March and street festival are scheduled to take place Sunday — with people taking to the streets of the Big Apple in celebration, although it won’t be the grand scale of years pre-pandemic.
Every June, Pride Month commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan — a “tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States,” according to the Library of Congress. Marsha P. Johnson, who died in 1992 at age 46, is considered a pioneer of the movement for the rights of transgender people, although the term transgender was not widely used during her lifetime.
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