73 year-old, transgender queer women, and veteran of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, Victoria Cruz. She sits in the lounge area of Brooklyn based GRIOT Circle, (@GRIOTcircle on Instagram) a community-based, multigenerational organization serving LGBTQ elders of color. "During the '60s, I was going out with this man called Frankie. Who emigrated from Canada, and worked at the Stonewall Bar. I was part of the Stonewall Uprising during that time for gay liberation freedom." Victoria Cruz is a transgender woman from New York City. 50 years ago today, she was at the Stonewall Inn, the night that resistance to a police raid helped galvanize the modern LGBTQI+ movement for equality. "The special role that seniors have is that we have the history, and we have to tell our history. Tell me where you're coming from and I'll let you know where you're going."