Join Saturday solidarity rally at Stonewall resisting Trump's discriminatory orders

Saturday afternoon at the historic Stonewall Inn, GLAAD is among numerous advocacy organizations and public officials hosting an LGBT Solidarity Rally in New York City to show support for equality and acceptance and resist the Presidential administration's discriminatory actions against immigrants, asylum seekers, refugees, and more, including the reported sweeping "License to Discriminate" executive order.

"We stand in solidarity with every immigrant, asylum seeker, refugee and every person impacted by Donald Trump's illegal, immoral, unconstitutional and un-American executive orders," states the rally's event page.

The rally will take place at 2 PM ET on Saturday at Stonewall Inn, the site of the historic uprising in 1969 that many consider the start of the modern LGBTQ movement. The first LGBTQ national monument, Stonewall is where many LGBTQ locals gather in times of communal celebration--like when marriage equality became the law of the land in 2015--and crisis, like the aftermath of the horrific attack on Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.


1) Employers without penalty may fire an LGBTQ person from their job because of religious freedom.

2) Child welfare and adoption services without penalty may deny LGBTQ couples the ability to adopt children.

3) Health care providers without penalty may deny LGBTQ people, notably women and trans people, critical services that are important to their health needs.

4) Schools without penalty may openly discriminate against LGBTQ teachers, faculty, and students.

5) Government officials without penalty may deny LGBTQ people services – including county clerks who issue marriage licenses for couples.

6) Businesses without penalty may deny LGBTQ people services, including pharmacies, restaurants, beauty salons, sporting events, etc.

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Partners of the rally include:

Ali Forney Center
Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect
Audre Lorde Project
Bailey House
Black Lesbian Conference 2018
Brooklyn Community Pride Center
CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities
Caribbean Equality Project
Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE)
Circle of Voices
Coming Out Muslim
Destination Tomorrow
Dignity/New York - LGBT Catholics
Equality New York
Family Equality Council
Gay and Lesbian Independent Democrats (GLID)
Gays Against Guns
Harlem Pride
Heritage of Pride
Hetrick Martin
Hispanic Federation
Housing Works
Human Rights Campaign of Greater New York
Immigration Equality
Iris House
Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club
Lambda Independent Democrats
Lambda Legal
Latino Commission on AIDS
Lesbian & Gay Democratic Club of Queens
LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL)
LGBT Faith Leaders of African Descent
LGBT Network
Love Alive International Sanctuary of Praise {LAISP}
Make The Road NY
Muslim Democratic Club of New York
National LGBTQ Task Force
New York Area Bisexual Network
New York City Anti-Violence Project 
New York City Commission on Human Rights
New York Legal Assistance Group LGBTQ Law Project
OutRight Action International
Queer Detainee Empowerment Project
Rivers of Living Water
Stonewall Democratic Club of New York City (SDNYC)
Swish Ally Fund
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
The New York Immigration Coalition
The New York State Immigrant Action Fund
The NYC Equality Coalition
The Stonewall Inn
Trans Latina Network

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
Congressman Jerrold Nadler
Comptroller Scott Stringer
Borough President Gale Brewer
Senator Brad Hoylman
Assembly Member Deborah Glick
Assembly Member Daniel O'Donnell
Assembly Member Matt Titone
Council Member Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Danny Dromm
Council Member Corey Johnson
Council Member Rosie Mendez
Council Member Ritchie Torres
Council Member James Vacca
City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer