Wednesday, June 18, 2014
NY City Council celebrates LGBT Pride
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito with the six openly LGBT elected member of the New York City Council Daniel Dromm (Queens-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst), Corey Johnson (Manhattan-Times Square, Chelsea, Village), Carlos Menchaca (Brooklyn-Red Hook, Sunset Park), Rosie Mendez (Manhattan-Lower East Side, East Village), Ritchie Torres (Bronx-Tremont, Bellmont) and City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer (Queens-Long Island City, Astoria) along with the other members held an incredible NY City Council LGBT Pride reception honoring LGBT contributions to the Big Apple. It took place on June 18th at the historic Great Hall at Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street, New York City. Special honors were given to openly Gay Pro Basketball player Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets, Paul Del Duca, Bianey Garcia, Christine Marioni, Robert Pinter and others.