Journalist Eric Marcus has released a recording of his 1989 discussion with the LGBT icon.
"It was his own plaid shirt, lost, he’d thought, long ago in some damn laundry...stolen by Jack and hidden here inside Jack’s own shirt, the pair like two skins, one inside the other, two in one.”
AIDS Memorial Quilt makes its inaugural debut.
The segment features performances by trans actresses Alexandra Grey as Marsha P. Johnson and Trace Lysette as Sylvia Rivera.
As a young journalist in the late 1980s, Eric Marcus traveled across America recording the stories of queer pioneers. Here, he recounts his meeting with an iconoclastic Stonewall veteran.
The French got the right idea much earlier than other major nations, decriminalizing homosexuality in 1791.