The Winter Solstice, the return of the Sun, was truly a cause for celebration among our ancestors. Yule begins on Mother Night. At Yule, the Goddess shows her Life-in-Death aspect. In this season, she is the White Lady Queen of the cold darkness; yet this is her moment of giving birth to the child of promise who brings back light and warmth to her kingdom.
Marsha P. Johnson (June 27, 1944 – July 6, 1992) aka “the Saint of Christopher Street” was an iconic trans* rights activist. She was a leader in the resistance against police harassment in what we know as the Stonewall Riots. She also was the cofounder of Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (S.T.A.R.)