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Veterans Affairs Sued For Denying Gay Marriage Benefits

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 20
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is being sued over its refusal to grant spousal benefits to same-sex military couples in states where these marriages are not recognized.

Wounded Service Women Take Western River Rafting Trip

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | May 13
Western River Expeditions and Wounded Warriors team up for a four-day Colorado River rafting trip for up to 25 service women who have experienced emotional or physical trauma from their recent overseas tours of duty.

Rosemary Williams Keynotes AMPA Gala

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | May 12
Rosemary F. Williams will keynote AMPA’s inaugural national gala dinner on May 17 in Washington, DC.

Designer Deals Featured at Housing Works’ Fashion for Action Benefit

FASHION | Oct 28
Looking to score a $1095 Christian Louboutin clutch for $475? How about a glittering Dolce & Gabbana blazer perfect for any Holiday party for under $500? And the profits go to a good cause? Now that takes fashion activism to a new level of fabulous!

Garden Party 29: A Taste of Pride at the US’s Largest LGBT Food Festival

FOOD/DRINK | By Mark Thompson | Jun 20
Get ready to salivate. Here’s what was served at the Center’s 29th Annual Garden Party: crab cake sliders, coconut cupcakes, mini croque monsieur, champignon crostini, tuna tartare with avocado mousse, pecan butterscotch bars, butter crunch and marzipan.

Garden Party 29: Photos From the Largest LGBT Food Festival

Are there any words more beautiful than truffle mac-n-cheese? If, for some silly reason (such as a diet), you missed this year’s Garden Party, here are the photos from the largest LGBT food festival in the States.

Parker Posey to Host Third Annual Oasis Benefit for Ali Forney Center

HOME | Jun 20
This year, actress Parker Posey will act as host with a special performance from RuPaul’s Drag Race runner-up Chad Michaels. For the second year, Barclays will be the presenting sponsor for the summer benefit.

Feed Your Pride! God’s Love Partners with Whole Foods for NYC Pride

On Sunday, June 24th, hundreds of staff and volunteers from God’s Love We Deliver, along with dedicated and proud team members of Whole Foods Market NYC, will join together at the 43rd Annual Heritage of Pride March.

Fashion Leaders Gather for East Hampton’s School’s Out Fundraiser to Fundraiser for LGBTQ Youth

FASHION | May 27
The event, which raised $200,000 last year, is a chance for friends and supporters of HMI to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year for the agency and the more than 2,000 LGBTQ young people served annually.

Home for the Night: Ali Forney Center Celebrates Ten Years of Advocacy for LGBT Youth

HOME | May 23
The Ali Forney Center (AFC), the nation’s largest organization working on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) runaway and homeless youth, will celebrate its tenth anniversary this year.

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