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.

Video about the connection of the brain, sex, individual and social...

Stephen L FeliceBrain Genital Law 

Sex: There is no lack of scientific studies on sex, the brain and sex, and sex and social behavior but what is lacking is a way to connect them all together in order to understand and address it.  

 

Plainfield Church offers LGBT couples free weddings

First Unitarian Society of PlainfieldThe First Unitarian Society of Plainfield is offering free weddings for same-sex couples until this June. Rev. Dr. Tracy Sprowls said this is to celebrate the historic U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges establishing federal recognition of same-sex marriage.

Garden State Equality names Celeste Fiore Development Manager

Celeste FioreCeleste Fiore has joined Garden State Equality as Development Manager. Fiore  has been a  volunteer and supporter of GSE for a long time. Today's email from GSE stressed her knowledge of the organization, LGBTQ needs in New Jersey, and her passion. 

Events this weekend for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of RemembranceTransgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a day set aside to memorialize those who lost their lives simply for being their authentic selves. Transgender people face shocking levels of brutality and violence in this country and around the world.

Our hearts and prayers are in Paris today

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Gay Rwandan refugee to speak in Clinton at December GLBT meeting

Daniel Trust will be a guest speaker on December 3 in ClintonDaniel Trust is a Rwandan Genocide survivor and a youth motivational speaker. He will be a guest speaker on December 3 at the GLBT of Hunterdon meeting in Clinton.

Southern NJ Gay Pride is on Sunday, Sept. 13

Southern NJ LGBTQ PrideOn Sunday, September 13th the Southern New Jersey LGBT community will come together for the 7th Annual Pride Celebration. The Southern New Jersey Pride Committee has worked extremely hard this year to offer the community a bigger and better celebration. 

NJ Buddies celebrates 30 years of service to the AIDS/HIV community...

buddies30NJ Buddies is 30 years old this week. Over 30 years ago the founders brought hope for so many people afflicted with AIDS and HIV and they continue to do so today.

Boy Scouts ends its ban on gay leaders

Boy ScoutThe Boys Scouts of America ended its ban on gay adult Scout leaders, a move approved by the National Executive Board in a 45-12 vote yesterday. The previous policy of no gays allowed had been eased slightly in 2013 when the BSA allowed openly gay youth as scouts but did not allow gay adults to serve as leaders.