Feminist Faves: The #Stonewall50 Instagram Posts We Liked This Week

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On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the Trans Law Center used their Times Square billboard for to light up the names of the trans women who have been killed this year—reminding us to not only celebrate how far we’ve come, but to reflect on the work that still must be done.


Trans actor Indya Moore served looks in this intersectional feminist statement tee. If you love them in Pose, you will definitely love them on social media. Moore is committed to using the platform to spark change and important conversations—and showcasing their authentic experiences.

The Brooklyn Museum proved that art doesn’t have to be inside a museum with the display of contemporary artist Phil America’s “Colors of Progress” exhibit, which honors the work done by the LGBTQ+ community over the 50 years since Stonewall. On display through the weekend, the collection also serves as a call to action for the creation of intersectional spaces. If you’re in New York City, this is a must see!

Self-proclaimed “Warrior Goddess” Jazz Jennings proves yet again that the younger generation will change the world. Jazz, who became one of the youngest publicly documented trans people at the age of six, has been speaking out since she could talk. Whether it’s in her books, on a talk show or in an Instagram post, Jazz is always speaking out and showing up.

It wouldn’t be pride without remembering Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, two of the founding members of the Gay Liberation Front. Along with being two of the strongest figures to emerge from the movement, together they founded Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR) in 1970, an organization offering services and advocacy for homeless queer and trans youth.


Ali Marsh is an editorial intern at Ms. Magazine in Los Angeles. A rising senior at American University, Ali is majoring in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with a double minor in Justice and Studio Art. She is a self-published author of a writing/film photo book based off her six months of solo backpacking across Europe. She was one of the focuses of a Vice documentary series about inspirational women, and her activism has led her to be featured in Time Magazine, i-D, New York Times, Quartz, LadyGunn, Topshop and more. She is known for her frequent live streams on Instagram where she discusses politics and current events. You can find her here Instagram