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Live Out Loud's Snow Social

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GET AN EARLY START on your New Year's Resolution! Come mix & mingle with LBTQ Women! Live Out Loud invites you to learn about their programming for LGBTQ youth. Meet the team and find out how you can advocate for LGBTQ youth. Most importantly, join other LBTQ Women to celebrate the community and holiday season! Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres When Monday - December 5, 2016 - 6PM - 8PM $20 Donation Where Live Out Loud 45 W 36th Street - New York, NY (Between 5th &  6th Avenue) Please RSVP to elizabeth@liveoutloud.info Host Committee Constance Sng Jennifer Brown Corinne Phillips Jessica Reed Elizabeth Kuhr Kaitlin Becker Ingrid X. Galvez Suma Reddy Jana Welch Janille De Guzman Yale GALA, Inc. Live Out Loud  is out in high schools and the community, bringing together students and role models. Our programs offer LGBTQ teens encouragement, a place to discover their voice, and most importantly, valued conne

Live Out Loud! 2016 Accomplishments

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Live Out Loud cordially invites everyone to meet and hear about their most recent accomplishments from Leo Preziosi, Jr., Executive Director & Live Out Loud Young Scholars. When: Tuesday | November 15 6PM - 8PM Where: Home of Mr. Eric Gross 320 W 38th Street - New York, NY 10018 RSVP Please RSVP by Friday, November 11th rsvp@liveoutloud.info or call 212.378.4099 An important source of funding is our Cornerstone Club, where major donors make an annual commitment of $1,200 ($100 a month) or more in non-event related contributions. We hope that you will attend so you can join other major donors in supporting Live Out Loud's work. If you're a current major donor we hope you'll bring a friend Host Committee Trent Axelson & Jon Ilani Jeff Calhoun Beth Greenfield Felicia Geiger Eric Gross Tiyale Hayes Jim Martinek Raphael Miranda & Douglas Simpson Rhonda Patillo Jonathan Peters Jed Resnick Hector Rojas Bru

LGBT @ NYBG: Bar Car Night!

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The New York Botanical Garden invites you to LGBT @ NYBG for Bar Car Nights at the Holiday Train Show®. LGBT @ NYBG is a series of events celebrating the LGBT community. Enjoy mingling with friends, colleagues, and families, or chatting with someone new on Friday, December 2; 7-10 p.m. On these nights exclusively for adults 21 and over, the wintry landscape of NYBG sets the scene for festive outdoor adventures, with an after-dark viewing of the expanded Holiday Train Show® as the centerpiece. Journey through a series of station stops, including pop-up acts featuring some of NYC’s favorite street performers, and enjoy spiked beverages and other holiday treats from cash bars throughout the evening. Special offer for NGLCCNY Members:  Save $5 on tickets to Bar Car Nights @ NYBG  Use code 9400* online at nybg.org *Valid only when you use code 9400 online at nybg.org . Valid for Bar Car Night made from November 18, 2016 through January 16, 2017. Offer subject to

Non-Profit Spotlight: The Ali Forney Center

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Before good can happen, first people must care and more importantly contribute to making good things happen. In 1992 Carl Siciliano was working at a homeless drop in center and there he met the 17-year-old Ali Forney . Ali Forney had been living on the streets since the age of 13 where he resorted to street work to survive. He started to make a name for himself, an educator of sorts and an advocate. He would educate anyone and everyone on HIV prevention and the importance of safe sex practices. He later gained the attention of the police after he began to advocate on behalf of homeless queer youth who were murdered. Ali wanted the murders investigated and justice for his friends. In 1997 Ali Forney, 22, was murdered and his death brought attention to deplorable conditions in which many homeless LGBTQ youth were living in NYC. Ali’s murder was never solved. In 2002 Carl Siciliano founded the Ali Forney Center . He did so in response to the lack of safe shelter for LGBTQ. T