“The Big Gay Building” named in honor of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy and Jay Toole

MMJT imageThe building housing the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, Streetwise And Safe, Queers for Economic Justice, FIERCE, and the Audre Lorde Project – five of the city’s longest standing LGBTQ people of color and low income people-led organizations, at 147 W. 24th Street, NYC, was officially named the Miss Major-Jay Toole Building for Social Justice in a ceremony on Monday, August 26, 2013.

The building was named in honor of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy and Jay Toole, two veterans of the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion.

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