Lambda Legal Hosts National Liberty Awards

Lambda Legal Hosts National Liberty Awards

Lambda Legal, the nation’s oldest and largest LGBT legal organization recently hosted the 2019 National Liberty Awards. Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, in New York City was popping with the festive fundraiser.  

The evening honored former Executive Director of National Center for Lesbian Rights, Kate Kendell and LGBTQ youth advocates and Lambda Legal Youth in Out-of-Home CareProject partner Baker McKenzie – for their advocacy, activism and commitment in the fight for LGBT equality. 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 09: Currey Cook and Shear Avory speak onstage as Lambda Legal hosts 2019 National Liberty Awards honoring advocates, activists and allies in the fight for LGBT equality in New York City. (Photo – Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Lambda Legal)

The night also featured remarks by renowned comedian Dana Goldberg and a performance by pop singer VINCINT.  Other notable guests included, Andrew Kohagen, Jeffrey Marsh, Javier Munoz, Yuval David, Peppermint, Yuhua Hamasaki and  Alexis Michelle.    DJ Pamela Katz provided music for the after party.

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, we do not charge our clients for legal representation or advocacy, and we receive no government funding. We depend on contributions from supporters around the country.

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