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Lea DeLaria Performs at Mazzoni Center’s "Elixir" Event

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | May 16
On May 17, Philadelphia’s LGBT community will gather at the Wells Fargo Bank and Museum in Center City for the Mazzoni Center’s "Elixir" event, their annual celebration and fundraiser featuring performer Lea DeLaria

Bartley Shares Bytes on ’Broadway Backwards’ Benefit

CULTURE | By Brian Scott Lipton | Mar 21
Robert Bartley, creator and director of the popular annual "Broadway Backwards" benefit opens up about this year’s gender defying event set for this Monday at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

Women on Top

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
Lesbians are heading nonprofits, winning high public office and getting national media. Here are some outstanding examples of those who have succeeded in a (straight) man’s world.

Storm-Wrecked NY Gay Youth Center Gets Quick Help

NATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik | Nov 19
It took only hours for Superstorm Sandy’s surging waters to destroy an emergency drop-in center for homeless gay youths but social media outpouring helped raise money for a new, bigger Ali Forney Center.

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

FOOD/DRINK | Jun 20
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.

Celebrate Pride at the Center’s Garden Party 29

FOOD/DRINK | Jun 12
Garden Party started in 1984 as a backyard barbeque in the Center’s garden. This year, more than 1,500 friends and supporters will flock to Hudson River Park’s Pier 46.

NAACP president speaks at N.Y. LGBT center

NATIONAL | By Michael K. Lavers | Sep 22
NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous spoke at New York City’s LGBT Community Center on Wednesday, Sept. 22, about the importance of an upcoming march on Washington that seeks to spur lawmakers to tackle unemployment, education and social justice.

Garden Party 27: Foodie Paradise Benefiting the LGBT Community Center

FOOD/DRINK | By Mark Thompson | Jun 22
Here’s what we ate (and drank) in the first hour: strawberry crème tart, fried zucchini flower moo chu with pickled summer flower in rice crepe, green chile mac-and-cheese with tortilla crumbs, caramel crème sandwich, baked brie pops with strawberry coulis, mini cannoli cupcakes, drip bar iced coffee, pecan butterscotch bar, mac-and-cheese squares, maple buttercream banana cupcake, buttermilk gazpacho, rice balls, caramel buttercream chocolate cupcake, truffled robiola pizza-and two cryogenically chilled greyhounds.

NYC LGBT Center announces new executive director

NATIONAL | By Michael K. Lavers | Sep 15
The LGBT Community Center in lower Manhattan announced today Glennda Testone of the Women’s Media Center will become its next executive director. She will succeed Richard Burns, who stepped down earlier this year after more than two decades at the Center’s helm.

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