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Memorial service: Monday, October 1, 6:30 p.m.
September 11, 2001

(NEW YORK) — Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender groups, individuals, and friends will join together to remember and honor victims and their families and the many others affected by the tragedy of September 11.

On Monday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m., a huge gathering will take place in front of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center at 208 West 13th Street to demonstrate a renewed commitment to ending hate, prejudice, and intolerance. The program will include musical selections by the Gay Men’s Chorus of New York, soprano Aprile Millo, and the Gay Gotham Chorus.

The events of this past week continue to leave us all with a sense of unimaginable loss. This gathering will give us the opportunity to honor those we have lost and to connect with each other in a evening of diversity, unity, and hope.

WHAT: Memorium to gather publicly and demonstrate our commitment to combating hate, intolerance, and prejudice
WHO: Members of the LGBT community and our allies
WHERE: 208 West 13th Street, in front of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
WHEN: Monday, October 1, 6:30 p.m.

Sponsored by (list in formation):

  • Al-Fatiha
  • African Ancestral Lesbians United for Societal Change
  • American Foundation for AIDS Research
  • Asian Pacific Alliance of New York
  • An Uncommon Legacy Foundation
  • AT&T League
  • Audre Lorde Project
  • Bailey House
  • Body Positive
  • Bronx Lesbian & Gay Health Resource Consortium
  • Chelseaconnection.com
  • CODA International Tours
  • Community House of Long Island
  • Congregation Beth Simchat Torah
  • Dancers Responding to AIDS
  • Empire State Pride Agenda
  • Fire-Flag, Inc. (gay firefighters)
  • Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
  • Gay & Lesbian Independent Democrats
  • Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
  • Gay Male S/M Activists
  • Gay Men’s Health Crisis
  • Gay Men of African Descent
  • Gay Officers Action League
  • GIFTS: LGBT Fellowship at Marble Collegiate Church
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • H/X Magazine
  • Identity House
  • Integrity / Brooklyn(LGBT Episcopalians)
  • In the Life
  • LGBT Community Center
  • Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • Lambda Literary Foundation
  • Lavender Light/Black and People of all Colors
  • Lesbian and Gay Gospel Choir
  • Lavender & Green Alliance
  • Lesbian and Gay Big Apple Corps
  • Mano-a-Mano
  • Lesbian & Gay New York
  • Ma Jaya Kashi Ashram New York
  • Marriage Equality New York
  • Metropolitan Community Church of New York
  • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
  • National Latino/a LGBT Organization
  • National Transgender Advocacy Coalition
  • N.Y. Association for Gender Rights Advocacy
  • New York AIDS Council
  • New York City Anti-Violence Project
  • New York State Black Gay Network
  • NYC (LGBTQ Muslims & Friends)
  • Out FM 99.5 WBAI
  • Pink Hearst Prods.
  • Pride Senior Network
  • Queers for Racial & Economic Justice
  • The River Fund New York
  • Senior Action in a Gay Environment
  • Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
  • Stonewall Community Foundation
  • St. Pats for All
  • The Wedding Party

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Contact: Glennda Testone, GLAAD 212-629-3322 x 122; Dan Wilson, LGBT Community Center, 212-620-7310; Peg Byron, Lambda, 212-809-8585, ext. 230; 888-987-1984 pager



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