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Lesbian Comedian Dana Goldberg Hosts Black Tie Dinner

LOCAL | By Jenny Block | Nov 21
Lesbian comedian Dana Goldberg hosted Dallas' Black Dinner Dinner, a fundraiser honoring Jason Collins and the team of Ted Olson and David Boies, with entertainment by Alex Newell.

Jason Collins to Headline Democratic Fundraiser

POLITICS | By Josh Lederman | May 7
The Democratic National Committee says NBA veteran Jason Collins will headline its annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender gala.

HRC Honors Whoopi Goldberg at New York Gala

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 7
More than 900 people gathered at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Feb. 2 for HRC’s Make Equality Count Greater New York Gala Dinner, honoring Whoopi Goldberg with the Ally for Equality award.

Meredith Baxter to Keynote Nation’s Largest Black-Tie LGBT Fundraiser

Meredith Baxter, acclaimed actress, producer and advocate for women’s and human rights and breast cancer research, will keynote the 31st annual Black Tie Dinner.

Obama Thanks Alleged Gay Porn Producer at Ore. Fundraiser

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 26
President Obama thanked Terry Bean at a fundraiser in Portland, Ore., this week. Bean, an LGBT philanthropist who founded HRC and other groups, has been called a "gay-porn kingpin" by the New York Post.

Gay, Lesbian Supporters Cheer Obama at Fundraiser

POLITICS | By Julie Pace | Jun 7
President Barack Obama basked in the support of his gay and lesbian backers Wednesday night, revving up an enthusiastic crowd with a pledge to block any attempt to roll back rights that gay Americans have gained under his administration.

1 in 16 of Obama’s Major Fundraisers is Gay: CNN

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 6
A recent analysis from CNN shows that one in every 16 of President Obama’s major financial donors is openly gay.

Obama Kicks Off West Coast Fundraising Swing with LGBT Events

President Barack Obama is launching a two-day campaign fundraising swing in California and will attend two events for gay and lesbian supporters.

Hetch Hetchy Holds Nob Hill Fundraiser Ahead of Signature Drive

LOCAL | By Dan Aiello | Apr 9
In the ballroom of the Mark Hopkins Hotel atop San Francisco’s Nob Hill recently, more than 200 supporters of the initiative to restore Yosemite National Park’s Hetch Hetchy Valley gathered for a fundraiser for Restore Hetch Hetchy.

Chloë Sevigny to Chair Annual LGBT Fundraiser, Jeffrey Fashion Cares

Jeffrey Fashion Cares, the annual fashion fundraiser benefiting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and those with HIV/AIDS, announced Chloë Sevigny will be Honorary Chair.

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