Celeste 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.
Transgender 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.
Daniel 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.
On 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 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.
The 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.
The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that same-sex couples will now have the full and equal rights that their straight counterparts have enjoyed. The historic 5-4 ruling put to rest the argument that states can deny couples of the same sex the rights of marriage.
Supreme Court Rules that States will not be able to ban same-sex marriage. In a 5-4 ruling the court said marriage was a right of all couples regardless of sex. Garden State Equality will hold a rally this evening with North Jersey Pride in Maplewood at 6:30 pm.