New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced that City Hall and other municipal buildings will be lit light blue, pink, and white tonight to commemorate International Transgender Day of Visibility. The day is an important moment to celebrate all transgender people and to acknowledge that many continue to face discrimination, violence, and harassment to this day.
“New York City has a place for everyone at the table, especially for our transgender community,” said Mayor Adams. “On International Transgender Day of Visibility, we celebrate the tremendous contributions of transgender people, reaffirm our commitment to standing up against hate, and continue to strive as a city to provide the resources needed for our transgender community to thrive.”
In addition to City Hall, the following municipal buildings will be lit up in the colors of the transgender flag starting tonight at sundown:
- The David N. Dinkins Manhattan Municipal Building: 1 Centre Street, New York, NY 10007
- Queens Borough Hall: 120-55 Queens Boulevard, Queens, NY 11424
- Bronx Borough Hall: 851 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451 (Pink only)
- Brooklyn Borough Hall: 209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (Blue only)