State Scraps Marsha P. Johnson Park Mural Following Backlash

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Photo courtesy of BigStock/Krakenimages.com

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Gay City News reports that a controversial plan to splash the waterfront Marsha P. Johnson State Park in Williamsburg with an ostentatious mural of rainbow colors — ostensibly in honor of the park’s namesake LGBTQ icon — has been scrapped following an outcry from Johnson’s family and other activists over a lack of public input.

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