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The Compton Riots

When discussing historical events that impacted the transgender community, the first one that usually comes to mind is the Stonewall Riot: NYC, 1969. Started by a small group of trans women, it has long been considered to be the birth of the gay-rights movement. However, in conducting research regarding Stonewall, I stumbled across a photo that guided me to another, …

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