The LGBT Center of New York tonight announced there will be a rally in NYC on Monday evening in response to Saturday’s anti-gay murder and other recent anti-gay assaults. The event will commence at 5.30pm at 208 West 13th Street. Attendees will march towards the scene of Saturday’s murder at West 8th Street and 6th Ave. Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other elected officials will participate in the rally. Read the press release and see event details below from the NYC LGBT Center’s page on facebook:
MARCH AND RALLY IN RESPONSE TO LGBT HATE CRIMES Monday, May 20th at 5:30 p.m. beginning at the Center, 208 W 13th Street, and proceeding to West 8th Street and 6th Avenue.
Following a string of heinous bias attacks against gay men, including the murder of a 32 year old man on Friday night, community members, elected officials, LGBT community leaders and allies will march to the site of Friday’s shooting to demand an end to hate crimes against the LGBT community.
At the end of the march, we will rally to denounce hate violence, call for justice and to mourn the death of Marc Carson.
Please join the Center, the NYC Anti-Violence Project, Speaker Quinn, community leaders and elected officials to reclaim our city for all New Yorkers.