Black History Month: Sir Lady Java was a transgender trailblazer who challenged police harassment

LOS ANGELES – This sister did it for herself. In the late 1960s, when the Los Angeles Police Department enforced “Rule No. 9” – a ridiculous city law that essentially made it illegal for people to crossdress – department officials didn’t think anyone would challenge their harassment. They were wrong. Advertisement SIR LADY JAVA Enter … Continue reading Black History Month: Sir Lady Java was a transgender trailblazer who challenged police harassment