The name Marsha P Johnson is now firmly associated with the birth of the gay rights movement.  On her birthday August 24th, it’s a great time for a reminder of her extraordinary life, the powerful voice that started a chain reaction and helped position the Pride movement as the global community it has become today.

Find out more about her extraordinary life here and here, enjoy some of her most memorable quotes here, and watch the compelling documentary about her life and mysterious death in ‘The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson’ on Netflix and other streaming services.