Pay It No Mind: The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson -- Marsha, what a trip. She was something else. I vividly remember seeing her back in the 70's & 80's on Christopher Street. Kids would point at her in awe with bulging bug-eyes saying, "See that crazy drag queen over there?" I would respond, "Well honey, she started the Stonewall riots." The listener's mouth without fail would drop agape, because she was truly a sight to see. Then, after that, all the up and coming queens whenever we saw her would pause & genuflect as she made her way along the cobblestone streets of Greenwich Village. She is an undisputed icon. She's the Statue of Liberty, the Eiffel Tower, and the Sphinx all rolled up into one divine ball. Jack Walls (A legend in his own right) This feature-length documentary focuses on revolutionary trans-activist, Marsha "Pay it No Mind" Johnson, a Stonewall instigator, Andy Warhol model, drag queen, sex worker, starving actress, and Saint. "Pay It" captures the legendary gay/human rights activist as she recounts her life at the forefront of The Stonewall Riots in the 1960s, the creation of S.T.A.R. (Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries) with Sylvia Rivera in the '70s, and a New York City activist throughout the '80s and early '90s. Through her own words, as well as interviews with gay activist/reporter Randy Wicker, former Cockettes performer Agosto Machado, author Michael Musto, Hot Peaches founder/performer, Jimmy Camicia, and Stonewall activists Bob Kohler, Danny Garvin, Tommy Lanigan-Schmidt, and Martin Boyce, Marsha's story lives on. Featuring the soulful music of: Antony and the (Great) Johnsons. This documentary screened in 2012 at the IFC theater in New York, the British Film Institute in London, and La Mutinerie in Paris France. You should see it. See my other film about activist, and Marsha friend, Randy Wicker too: https://vimeo.com/117642939+ More details
The life, times and TRANSformation of Randy Wicker. "Randy Wicker describes himself as a trans-aged male (young man trapped in an old body) who has been a LGBT activist since 1958, and a sex freedom activist since 1962. He was also an anti-Vietnam-War button merchant (1965-1971), the founder of LeMar (legalize marijuana) in 1964, the world's first cloning activist since 1997, and a transgender fashion activist since 2007. Let him tell you all about it in this documentary." Interviews with: Renee Cafiero, Barbara Gittings, Edward Allwood, David Carter, Mark Segal, Dick Leitsch. Music by: Moby+ More details
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