Thursday, July 9, 2015

Brooklyn Officials, Gay Pride Groups to Hold #LoveWins Anti-Violence Rally Thurs.

Following an anti-gay hate crime in Crown Heights, NYS Senator Jesse Hamilton, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, LAMBDA Independent Democrats of Brooklyn (LID)and numerous gay pride groups will be standing together on Thursday at 1 p.m. at Utica Avenue and Carroll Street.

Sen. Hamilton and Michael Czaczkes of LID write:

On June 30th, someone just going about their business on a beautiful summer evening faced a horrific anti-gay attack. A hate crime. We are gathering at the place of the incident to say: Not in our neighborhood. Not in our City. Not in our State. We refuse to let the hateful acts of those attackers prevail. We refuse to turn our backs on the safety and security of our LGBTQ family, friends, and neighbors.

Other participants include:
Chutney Pride
Caribbean American Pride (Brooklyn)
Community leaders
Gay Men of African Descent (GMAD)
The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York
Empire State Pride Agenda
Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club
Prospect Heights Democrats for Reform
Make the Road
Brooklyn Community Pride Center

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