JULY 2, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: CATHY RENNA
WREATH LAYING by JAMES OBERGEFELL AT GAY PIONEERS HISTORICAL MARKER
What: LAUNCH - NATIONAL LGBT 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
When: July 2nd, 2015, 2:15 to 2:45 p.m.
Where: 6th and Chestnut Streets, NW corner, with Independence Hall in background
Who: JAMES OBERGEFELL, Supreme Court marriage equality plaintiff, Samantha Giusti, Executive Director, Delaware Valley Legacy Fund, Gay Pioneers, Malcolm Lazin, Chair, National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration, Regional LGBT & HIV Executive Directors and other Leaders
Why: Gay Pioneers Historical Marker denotes Independence Hall as where the organized LGBT civil rights movement was galvanized with gay picketing demonstrations (Annual Reminders) for equality each July 4th from 1965 to 1969.
For more information visit lgbt50th.org