Joint Statement by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council LGBT Caucus.

Re: Christopher Park

“The possibility that President Obama will designate Christopher Park as a national monument is very welcome and exciting news. As the birthplace of the modern LGBTQ movement, this place is a fitting choice for America’s first national monument to LGBTQ rights. This City Council values New York’s rich history of fighting for equality for all, and proudly designated the Stonewall Inn as a City landmark last year. READ MORE