Tourmaline Gossett (Writer, Director, Producer) is a black trans woman who has been archiving and spotlighting the lives of Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P Johnson throughout her work including membership director of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and as an artist and writer. While writing the script, Tourmaline drew from her relationships and interviews with those who knew Sylvia and Marsha best. Tourmaline's writing has been featured in Barnard College‚Äôs The Scholar & Feminist Online, Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment & The Prison Industrial Complex, Post Post Script Press and Randy Magazine. Tourmaline (formerly Reina) blogs at