Did You Know? History of the PTWC: First Trans Flag Raising

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Did You Know?

2015: First Time Trans Flag was raised by the city of Philadelphia at the Conference.

The trans flag was raised for the first time at Philadelphia City Hall at the 2015 Philadlephia Trans Health Conference. Then Mayor Michael A. Nutter said this at the ceremony,  “As a lifelong LGBT advocate and ally, I am honored to demonstrate our support of Philadelphia’s diverse transgender community by flying the transgender pride flag. Philadelphia will continue to fight for just and equal treatment of all LGBT individuals and work harder to promote understanding and recognition for our transgender community.”

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