Twenty-five years ago — and some 23 years after the start of the modern LGBT rights movement she championed — Marsha P. Johnson was found floating, dead, in the Hudson River in New York City.
Authorities ruled her death a suicide, despite the objections and incredulity of those who knew her.
But Johnson’s case was not forgotten, and the story of her life and death and the search for answers that came after are the subjects of an upcoming Netflix documentary about the transgender activist remembered as the “mayor of Christopher Street.”
Read the story at People.
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