Atlantic City casinos announce a $50,000 LGBT wedding contest

Do-AC Burgundy logoNew Jersey in 2013 became the 14th state in the nation where lesbian and gay couples can have marriage equality. At Caesars Entertainment they are celebrating by offering one happy couple the wedding of their dreams. From the bachelor or bachelorette party all the way through to the "I Do's", this contest package for the winners features the best of the best in Atlantic City.

 

Asbury Park’s 2nd Annual Pink Prom planned for May

Pink Prom at Hotel Tides May 4, 2013As prom season approaches, it also presents a great opportunity for the LGBT community to come together, dress up in fancy tuxedos and gowns, and help to promote a worthy cause. Pink Prom on Friday, May 2, at the Hotel Tides, in Asbury Park is a fundraising event where the community is able to support an organization that has performed countless good deeds. This year, proceeds from the prom will benefit Project R.E.A.L.

Diversity Weekend at Gables of Cape May offers “Bait & Swish”

Poppy ChamplinGABLES of Cape May County will sponsor the 7th Annual Diversity Weekend with "Bait & Swish: Punchline & Sinker," a night of LGBT comedy and illusion from America's most "Out There" performers. The show includes comedienne Poppy Champlin and is on Saturday April 5, 2014at Marq's Pub, at the Marquis de Lafayette Hotel, 501 Beach Avenue, in Cape May, NJ.

Some NJ senior care facilities are discriminating against LGBT individuals says...

OIJ-blank-triangleLesbian and gay seniors face discrimination while searching for housing in adult communities and senior assisted living facilities in New Jersey according to a new study. "Opening Doors: An Investigation of Barriers to Senior Housing for Same-Sex Couples," found that in 40% of tested cases LGBT persons say they were treated less favorably than their heterosexual peers in senior living accommodations.

Where do gay couples live in New Jersey?

NEWS Realtor gay homeGay and Lesbian couples are residing throughout the state of New Jersey in every city and town according to the latest 2010 Census data just analyzed. Not many surprises so far. Many traditional gay enclaves along the New Jersey shore and in western Hunterdon County seemed to remain as popular as ever in the latest US Census 2010 data. 

The Olympic Winter Games: Will you be watching?

Sochi Rainbow Olympic logoWill you watch the Winter Olympics? To be honest, I haven't thought about it much. Besides the opening ceremony and the closing ceremony, I rarely follow any Olympic game. It seems that the LGBT community remains divided about what it should do. There has been no one to lead us in saying "No! I'm sick and tired and I won't take it anymore."

Valentines Day Gala for PCNJ will be held in Woodbridge

The Pride Center of New Jersey will hold thier Annual Valentine's Day Gala this Saturday, February 8 from 7 pm - Midnight at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 US Highway 1 southbound in Iselin NJ.

Stiffed waitress gives back to veterans

Openly gay marine and waitress Dayna Morales, who was stiffed out of her tip last week at a restaurant in Bridgewater because of her "lifestyle" has made headlines again by giving a portion of her donations to the Wounded Warrior project according to www.NJ.com.

Two online apps partner to encourage more men to get tested...

Gay social app MISTER and a new testing app called Hula have become partners to encourage men to be tested for HIV. It started with a network- wide blast showing local testing centers and encouraging MISTER users to learn their HIV status. Both companies are working on a longer term agreement that would work to better educate mobile app users about HIV transmission.

Transgender man settles discrimination lawsuit

El' Jai Devoureau, a transgender man in Southern New Jersey who alleged he was barred from working in a male- only job in a Camden New Jersey drug treatment facility has settled his suit. He says in June 2010, Camden Treatment Associates, LLC hired him as a urine monitor for men. His job responsibilities included monitoring male outpatients as they provided urine samples for drug testing.