The good doctor is still spreading the word at 86.
The longtime organizer discusses her book "How We Come Together When We Fall Apart."
"Gender depends on something else for its existence. What it depends on varies from time period to time period, culture to culture," the writer says, "We're not admitting that."
"When you are not living an honest, open, true life, you are taking advantage of a privilege granted to you by older, gay, lesbian, queer people who have sacrificed tremendously," the writer says.
"I never want to imagine a future without this being," the actress says of her new spouse.
"I didn't get to grow up with the myth that you can love someone and they won't do terrible things if you love them."
"You can just glue a beard on and I'll go out there and I'll sing and it's fine," the history-making opera singer says.