by Robin Markle
From the Flaming Idols 'Luminaries Collection'.
Sylvia Rivera was a Gay Liberation and transgender rights activist. She was also active with the Young Lords and the Black Panther Party. Along with Marsha P. Johnson, Syliva formed STAR - Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries, which offered advocacy and support for homeless queer and trans youth, as well as engaged in political activism.
For more on Sylvia Rivera, check out Stonewall by Martin Duberman.
See the entire Flaming Idols Luminaries Collection here.
Candle contains 100% soy wax and burns for approximately 10 hrs.
Glass votives are 2.5" high and 2" wide at the base, and have a biographical sticker on the back.
Proceeds benefit Sylvia Rivera Law Project.