Although Marsha P. Johnson, died in 1992, the gay activist and self-identified drag queen is more popular than ever. (Marsha was born and also known as Malcolm Michaels Jr.)
Perhaps due to the success of the TV Show POSE, people are starting to acknowledge Marsha for being a freedom fighter for the transgender community.
Marsha liked dressing in ways that would display “the interstice between masculine and feminine.” And one of Marsha’s signature looks was wearing a flower crowns.
Here are some celebrities wearing flower crowns as a tributeto Marsha. If you are in the SF Bay Area, you can design your own flower crown tribute to Marsha P. Johnson at The Headdress Workshop in Oakland.
De Jager, 27, who is openly trans, paid homage to the late LGTBQ trailblazer with her teal embellished gown and colorful headdress at Monday’s event.
She wore a tulle Edwin Oudshoorn Couture dress emblazoned with pink, red and yellow flowers featuring a bow on the bottom reading “Pay it no mind,” Johnson’s response to questions she received about her gender.
When the jeweler AWE, released a pendant with Marsha’s image wearing a flower crown
They chose POSE star Indya Moore as the model for the advertising campaign and they worn a flower crown.
Teen drag performance artist, author, LGBT advocate and young activist Desmond Napoles, did a tribute this tribute to Marsha P. Johnson