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Trans Pride Flag Raised At Philadelphia City Hall On International Trans Day Of Visibility

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The ceremony was streamed live.

Video Transcript

UKEE WASHINGTON: For its part, the city of Philadelphia raised the Trans pride flag at City Hall today. The ceremony was streamed live. The executive director of the city's office of LGBT affairs said transgender people continue to be the targets of discrimination.

CELENA MORRISON: And yet, even while facing these significant cultural, legal and economic challenges, Trans people continue to bravely share their story, claim their seats at the table, and fight for equality.

UKEE WASHINGTON: The mayor issued an official proclamation declaring the city's commitment to investing and advocating for transgender, nonconforming communities.