Saturday, June 18, 2016: Attended an incredible Celebration of #TransPride L.A. 2016 at the #LGBT Center on Schradder which Honored the Legendary #SirLadyJava with the “2016 ALEXIS RIVERA TRAILBLAZER AWARD”. ©ourtesy of http://bit.ly/1Xya56u | Sir Lady Java worked as a performer and female impersonator based in Los Angeles during the 1960s. This was in a time when the word transgender didn’t exists, Java was known as “The Prettiest Man on Earth”. At that time in Los Angeles, a law called Rule #9 made it illegal to “Impersonate by means of costume or dress a person of the opposite sex” and was used frequently by authorities to break up shows to arrest gay and trans people. As Continue reading
My Tribute to Maya: My Sheroe has left us behind to conquer even more.
So, I Weep, I Sigh and Flicker with Pain. But. Knowing that Maya’s greatness has reached so many, soothes my Soul with Joy not Pain. I Celebrate with Maya….God’s Gift to Her as to us ALL, Eternal Peace! The Peace Maya earned by Her Grace & ways with Her God. Dr. Angelou Triumphed in Life because of Her Dignity, Kindness & Love of Self & Humanity. May Dr. Maya Angelou R.I.P. Forever & Ever, Amen.