Topics :: GLBT service groups

Veterans Affairs Sued For Denying Gay Marriage Benefits

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday May 13, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Monday May 12, 2014
Rosemary F. Williams will keynote AMPA’s inaugural national gala dinner on May 17 in Washington, DC.

Auntie Helen’s :: More Than A Thrift Shop

By Caleb Rainey | Sunday Oct 13, 2013
Auntie Helen’s was one of the service organizations created to meet the needs of the local San Diego LGBT community in the height of the AIDS epidemic. The work is far from over.

SF Gala Benefit to Help LGBTQ Youth of America

Thursday Nov 1, 2012
On November 10th, an amazing event will take place where various charitable partners will come together to show support for the youths of the LGBT community.

Designer Deals Featured at Housing Works’ Fashion for Action Benefit

Sunday Oct 28, 2012
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: Photos From the Largest LGBT Food Festival

Wednesday Jun 20, 2012
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

Wednesday Jun 20, 2012
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.

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

By Mark Thompson | Wednesday Jun 20, 2012
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.

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

Monday Jun 4, 2012
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.