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Morning View - Sylvia Rivera Way

In 2005 the corner of Christopher and Hudson was renamed after Sylvia Rivera, the late transgender activist who helped found the Gay Liberation Front shortly after the Stonewall Riots. The following year Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson cofounded the Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries, the world's first transgender political organization. Rivera died from liver cancer in 2002.

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