LGBTQ Organizations Come Together to Honor Stonewall Veterans Miss Major Griffin-Gracy and Jay Toole

Building Housing LGBTQ Groups Officially Named Miss Major-Jay Toole Building for Social Justice at Private Ceremony

August 26, 2013

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Andrea Ritchie, andrea@streetwiseandsafe.org

On Monday, August 26, 2013 (NEW YORK, NY) – A building located at 147 W. 24th St. in Chelsea which houses five of the city’s longest standing LGBTQ people of color and low income people-led organizations – the Audre Lorde Project, FIERCE, Queers for Economic Justice, Streetwise and Safe and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project - was officially named the Miss Major-Jay Toole Building for Social Justice in honor of two veterans of the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion in a private ceremony today.

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