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Jason Collins to Headline Democratic Fundraiser

By Josh Lederman | Tuesday May 7, 2013
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

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Feb 7, 2013
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

Thursday Oct 4, 2012
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

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jul 26, 2012
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

By Julie Pace | Thursday Jun 7, 2012
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.

Obama Kicks Off West Coast Fundraising Swing with LGBT Events

Wednesday Jun 6, 2012
President Barack Obama is launching a two-day campaign fundraising swing in California and will attend two events for gay and lesbian supporters.

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

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 6, 2012
A recent analysis from CNN shows that one in every 16 of President Obama’s major financial donors is openly gay.

Hetch Hetchy Holds Nob Hill Fundraiser Ahead of Signature Drive

By Dan Aiello | Monday Apr 9, 2012
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.

Chloƫ Sevigny to Chair Annual LGBT Fundraiser, Jeffrey Fashion Cares

Monday Mar 5, 2012
Jeffrey Fashion Cares, the annual fashion fundraiser benefiting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and those with HIV/AIDS, announced Chloƫ Sevigny will be Honorary Chair.

Dallas’ Black Tie Dinner Distributes $1.142 Million

Saturday Dec 17, 2011
Eighteen beneficiaries will share a $1.142 million distribution from the 30th Black Tie Dinner. The distributions were announced during a celebration at the Dallas Museum of Art on December 15.