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Jason Collins to Headline Democratic Fundraiser

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

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

Oct 4
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 | 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

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.

Obama Kicks Off West Coast Fundraising Swing with LGBT Events

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

Chloƫ Sevigny to Chair Annual LGBT Fundraiser, Jeffrey Fashion Cares

Mar 5
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

Dec 17
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.

Matthew Shepard Foundation to Compete for $1 Million on Facebook

Oct 1
The Matthew Shepard Foundation is among only 25 U.S. charities chosen to compete for grants ranging from $125,000 to $1 million through the American Giving Awards, presented by Chase.

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