Largest mass shooting in U.S. history occurs at Orlando gay club

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An Orlando gay nightclub shooting at 2am this morning has just updated the number of casualties to 50, and 53 injured. The shooter has been identified as Omar Mateen of Port St. Lucie Florida.

Parties are plentiful at 25th Anniversary of Jersey Pride

Jersey Pride 2015 stageAsbury Park has always been the place to party for Jersey Pride Weekend, but with the event marking its 25th anniversary this year, the bashes at the bars, dance clubs, community centers and hotels around the city are sure to be even more intense. 

Spring into pet parenthood!

Reese is looking for a new homePets

Meet Reese, 1.5-year old shepherd mix! She is a very happy and energetic girl who loves to go for long walks with shelter volunteers, and she has very good manners on a leash. She does well around children, but she needs to be in a home where she is the only animal.

New Jersey Gay Men’s Chorus celebrates 25th Anniversary

New Jersey Gay Men's ChorusJoin the New Jersey Gay Men's Chorus when they celebrate 25 years of music and memories at a special performance featuring guest appearances by former NJGMC Artistic Directors, including Richard Loatman, Steven A. Russell and founding Artistic Director Jay Kawarsky.

Suzanne Westenhoefer fundraiser for Jersey Pride’s 25th

Suzanne WestenhoefferDid you ever wonder what it would be like to chat with Suzanne Westenhoefer at a cocktail party? What inspires her? What's her favorite food is? So many questions, so little time. Well wonder no more if you come to the VIP party on May 1.

New Jersey AIDS Walk needs more community support

NJ AIDS Walk May 1 2016 logoThe New Jersey AIDS Walk today announced that they are lagging behind in fundraising this year. The walk is being held on May 1, 2016 in five separate locations with thousands of people walking in solidarity throughout the state of NJ to support people living with HIV/AIDS. 

New Jersey AIDS Walk is scheduled for May 1

NJ AIDS Walk May 1 2016 logoThe New Jersey AIDS Walk is being held on May 1, 2016 in five separate locations with thousands of people walking in solidarity throughout the state of NJ to support people living with HIV/AIDS. 

Mayo PAC to host LGBT event before Kathy Griffin’s live performance

Kathy Griffin blue dress 2012 Courtesy BRAVOMayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown will be hosting a very special first-time LGBT outreach event in conjunction with the Kathy Griffin Live concert performance on Saturday, April 23. LGBT community members and friends are invited to a pre-show cocktail hour before the 9:30 pm show. 

Pride at Work reacts to latest Supreme Court ruling

Pride at Work logoThe Supreme Court voted 4-4 this week to uphold a decades -old ruling that threatened the continued viability of unions for workers in public sector jobs. Pride at Work said this decision will protect the rights of working people and their families." This outcome is particularly important for LGBT working people, who are disproportionately affected by workplace discrimination."

NJ Buddies founder Frank Smith

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The founder of New Jersey Buddies, a northern New Jersey HIV/AIDS service organization, Franklin A. Smith died February 10, 2016 at 76 years old. He was born March 24, 1939 and most recently lived in Port Charlotte Florida.