President Obama Designates Stonewall National Monument
June 24, 2016 | The White House - Office of the Press Secretary
The designation will create the first official National Park Service unit dedicated to telling the story of LGBT Americans, just days before the one year anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision guaranteeing marriage equality in all 50 states.
June 24, 2016 | Office of the Secretary of the Department of the Interior
“This designation ensures that the story of the courageous individuals who stood up for basic rights for LGBT Americans will be forever told, honoring their sacrifice and inspiring our Nation towards greater tolerance and understanding,” said Secretary Jewell.
Secretary Jewell, Director Jarvis, Valerie Jarrett to Participate in Dedication Ceremony for Stonewall National Monument in New York City
June 24, 2016 | Department of the Interior Media Advisory
On Monday, June 27, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis and White House Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett will join federal, state and local officials and LGBT leaders to participate in a public dedication ceremony to commemorate the designation of Stonewall National Monument in New York City.
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