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Mayor Bowser to Raise LGBTQIA+ Pride Flag at John A. Wilson Building

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, June 1 at 1:pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will kick off Pride Month by raising the LGBTQIA+ pride flag at the John A. Wilson Building. At the flag raising, which represents the first time the pride flag will fly outside of the John A. Wilson Building, the Mayor will highlight DC’s commitment to celebrating diversity and inclusivity and supporting the LGBTQIA+ community.


Thursday, June 1 at 1 pm


Mayor Muriel Bowser
Chairman Phil Mendelson
Councilmember Zachary Parker, Ward 5
Japer Bowles, Director, Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs


John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
*Closest Metro Stations: Federal Triangle and Metro Center Metro Stations*
*Closest Bikeshare: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center*

Press interested in attending the event is asked to RSVP to [email protected].   

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event. To view the event, visit, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN), or watch on Mayor Bowser’s Facebook or Twitter.