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

Rainbow triangleobituary

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

Peace for Paris      

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.