Pittsburgh, PA- Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 25th at 9:00 a.m. on the City-County Building’s Portico, City Councilperson Erika Strassburger and Council President Bruce A. Kraus will stand in solidarity with community leaders to honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a landmark event in the struggle for LGBTQIA+ rights.

Also, Councilperson Strassburger, Council President Kraus, and the City’s Commission on Human Relations will announce the introduction of legislation to strengthen local protections against discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.


Pittsburgh City Councilperson Erika Strassburger

Pittsburgh City Council President Bruce A. Kraus

Megan Stanley, Interim Director, City of Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations

Melia Chandler, Board Chair, Pittsburgh Equality Center

Maria Montano, Transgender and Labor Rights Activist

Sarah E.W. Hansen, Commissioner, City of Pittsburgh Gender Equity Center Commission

Olivia Tucker, Program Coordinator, Rodef Shalom Congregation

Monica Ruiz, Executive Director, Casa San Jose

Kathi Boyle, Senior Specialist, Persad Center

Wasi Mohamed, Former Executive Director, Islamic Center of Greater Pittsburgh

When: Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 25th at 9:00 a.m.

Where: Pittsburgh City-County Building Portico (Grant Street side), 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219


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