Martha P. Johnson Family Day Cookout
Please note, this event has expired.
Family BBQ at the Gallery Below with live music and art making!
Join the gallery in celebrating World Pride Weekend!
Real Wingz will be on the grill, the music will be playing, the pride will be flying. The Gallery Below is a proud LGBT+ supporter. We will be enjoying the community and friendship with fellow proud members of the community (Yes that includes Allies!).
Make some art, play a game,have a burger, and be proud!
She was one of the icons of the gay rights movement in the 1960s, the self-described "street queen" of NY's gay ghetto, and founded the Transvestites Action Revolutionaries with fellow luminary Sylvia Rivera. When Johnson's body was found in the Hudson River in 1992, police called it a suicide and didn't investigate. In David France's new documentary, trans activist Victoria Cruz seeks to uncover the truth of her death while celebrating her legacy.
718-B North Weber Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
The gallery is located in the parking lot behind Pens and Needles Tattoo Shop. Google will tell you to go to Weber between Dale and Monument but it is actually in the alley behind Pens and Needles.