The 1969 Stonewall riots mark a defining moment in the struggle for LGBTQ rights in America. But not everyone knows the story of Marsha P. Johnson, an African-American transgender activist and ass-kickingly brave person. By sparking the riots, Marsha helped smash a system of oppression (and a shot glass), blazing a trail for future gains in the march toward equal rights for all people.
What better time than National Coming Out Day to celebrate her life? Watch a drunk Crissle West pay tribute to Marsha P. Johnson — in a retelling that features trans actresses Alexandra Grey and Trace Lysette — and bow down.