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Live Loud Now

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To mark the 30th Anniversary of the SILENCE=DEATH COLLECTIVE, the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art will transform the facade of its building into a platform for the collective’s powerful work. We are big believers in the power of arts and culture to support radical agendas and foster social justice. In recognizing such power, this summer we are launching Queer Power, an annual commission that supports socially committed artists whose work fosters social justice. This inaugural commission, opening in June 2017, will feature the work of the Silence=Death Collective, adapting the famous poster used by Act Up during the AIDS Pandemic. The collective will reorganize the iconic elements of the poster and contextualize the message with language that   addresses the contemporary civil rights issues faced by LGBTQ community. Join the Leslie-Lohman Museum on June 8th for their Summer Benefit to honor the Silence=Death Collective and support the Museum. Enjoy fun mu

May - June Upcoming Events!

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Featuring local, state and national events  for NGLCC, nglccNY,  our Membership and Community Partners.  See you at our next event! Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Read More Posted by  Sean Franklin, Senior Associate, Media Communications Committee,   NGLCCNY Experience Producer,  Socio What's your story?  Please contact me at  Sean@NGLCCNY.org . Socio is a  creative, communications and customer experience agency shaping how companies do business. A certified LGBT Business Enterprise.  

Member Spotlight: Barton Jackson

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Coming from a family of bankers, you might be inclined to say that the financial services stars have aligned and continue to align for this California-born and Idaho-raised, TD Bank Small Business Specialist, Barton L. Jackson II . “All three of my aunts worked in banking, and my mother and father actually met when they worked for Bank of Idaho and First Data, respectively,” said Jackson. His dad was part of the team that computerized the first credit cards and then went on to become a business consultant specializing in the computerization processes and internet-inventory solutions – his mom’s bank was the test pilot. How ironic is that? In pursuit of more job opportunities and a more progressive LGBT community, Jackson, shortly after college, found himself in Seattle, WA with a friend of his. After 9-hours of driving from Boise, they were greeted by a wall of rain just 20 minutes outside of Seattle – they had arrived. Here Jackson began his career by working for Verity

Tiziana Terenzi Invite

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The nglccNY membership is cordially invited to discover the art of olfactory harmony with Tiziana Terenzi. Join artist, musician, and third-generation Italian candlemaker and perfumer Paolo Terenzi for an interactive workshop where live fragrance creation will take place. Paolo Terenzi Personal Appearance Tuesday  ●  May 9, 2017 ● 12 PM - 5 PM Barney's NYC Downtown 101 Seventh Avenue @ 16th Street New York, NY 10011 View the "Fragrance Event” Paolo Terenzi brought to the opening of Bloomingdales’s in Kuwait. This event is being cultivated  by nglccNY member Kevin Uhrin . Posted by  Sean Franklin, Senior Associate, Media Communications Committee,   NGLCCNY Experience Producer,  Socio What's your story?  Please contact me at  Sean@NGLCCNY.org . Socio is a  creative, communications and customer experience agency shaping how companies do business. A certified LGBT Business Enterprise.  

Women Spotlight; Meet Stacy Lentz

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Stacy Lentz, Co-owner Stonewall Inn Stacy Lentz has had a front row to the trials and triumphs of the LGBTQ community. Hailing from a small conservative town in Kansas she has witnessed the oppression, ridicule and homophobic environments that exist across the country. Her caring and supportive family couldn’t obscure the fact that homophobia was alive and well in middle America. Stacy moved to NY in the mid-nineties and her first experience with The Stonewall Inn was shocking. As she and a few friends walked into the “birthplace of gay rights” only to be met by a decaying shadow of a place that once gave a community the strength to stand together and start a global movement. The Stonewall Inn was dark and dreary. It had no pride. The Stonewall Inn - Gay Marriage Passes! At that time, Stacy was building her career as a sought-after recruiter and being a co-owner of Stonewall Inn was never a thought. Many years later she found herself hanging out at another beloved in

Non-Profit Spotlight: Heritage of Pride / NYC Pride

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Heritage of Pride Heritage of Pride (HOP) is a nonprofit organization that plans and produces New York City’s official LGBT Pride ( NYC Pride ) events each year to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of 1969 — the beginning of the modern Gay Rights movement. The Mission: “Heritage of Pride works toward a future without discrimination where all people have equal rights under the law. We do this by producing LGBT Pride events that inspire, educate, commemorate and celebrate our diverse community.” Heritage of Pride is a founding member of the International Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Coordinators known as InterPride , a nonprofit organization that provides support to over 180 groups that plan Pride events around the world. While Madrid is host to World Pride 2017. A special World Pride will take place in NYC to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Since 1984 HOP/ NYCPride have produced what is now a worldwide celebratio