*The First Pride Was A Riot* – Charm Bracelet
The First Pride Was A Riot!
This charm bracelet is in honor of the Stonewall Riots that lead into the first Pride celebrations. Featuring our pewter Transgender Symbol charm, our Women of History Silvia Rivera charm, our Stonewall Raid Notice charm, our Women of History Marsha P. Johnson charm, and our new Pride Brick charm; all on a silver plated brass charm bracelet chain.
This bracelet is part of our Jewelry For A Cause collection, and we are donating a full 50% of the purchase price to charities. 25% of the purchase price will go to Trans Lifeline to support their hotline for transgender people in distress and 25% of the purchase price will go to SWOP to support their work for Sex Workers Rights and against discrimination.
Marsha P. Johnson was an outspoken gay & transgender rights activist. She is best known as one of the first people to fight back against the police during the Stonewall Riots. She co-founded STAR (Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries) with Sylvia Rivera.
Sylvia Rivera was a Latinix pioneer of the Gay & Transgender Rights movement. A bisexual, transgender, drag queen; Sylvia began her activism with the Civil Rights Movement. After being one of the first to take a stand at the Stonewall Riots, she continued into co-founding STAR (which worked to help homeless queer youth) and AIDS Activism.