Storme DeLarverie

 

 

 

Age: 93

 

Summary: lesbian activist who had took part in the 1969 Greenwich Village Stonewall bar riots that followed a police raid and started the gay rights movement in the U.S. when she was part of a traveling drag show called the Jewel Box Revue, where she performed as a male impersonator in the 1950's.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: December 24, 1920

 

Died: May 24, 2014

 

Location: Brooklyn, New York