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Paul Kuehn and George Appleby have, through decades of community volunteerism and service, helped to establish key organizations within New Haven: George with his involvement in AIDS Project New Haven, and Paul with the Connecticut Gay Men’s Chorus, and both with the New Haven Pride ...
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Calliope Wong led a successful campaign to encourage women’s colleges to accept transgender women as students, ensuring that others didn’t face the same¬†discrimination that she did. This year’s Rising Star award recognizes that work, and in an interview with former board ...
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Longtime Center supporter Gotham Citi Cafe and owner Robb Bartolomeo have sponsored the Dorothy Awards this year at a Friend of Dorothy level. Gotham Citi the Pride Center have worked together on various initiatives for nearly two decades, including two iterations of Pride in New Haven. ...
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Claire’s Corner Copia has joined this year’s sponsor line-up as a Friend of Dorothy. While Claire’s is new to the sponsor list, Claire Criscuolo’s support of the Pride Center has been unwavering for more than a decade. Claire and her husband, Frank, even hosted the ...
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The Imperial Sovereign Court of All Connecticut is a Diamond Sponsor of the 14th Annual Dorothy Awards. The Court and the Pride Center have a multi-year history working together, with the Pride Center hosting selected membership and board meetings over the past six years. The Pride Center has ...
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For the second year, GLSEN Connecticut is sponsoring the Dorothy Awards at an Emerald level. The Pride Center and GLSEN have worked more closely together in recent years; starting in September the Pride Center became the official home base of GLSEN Connecticut board, training and volunteer ...
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Shawn Miller has performed in drag as Dandy Lions for more than a decade, but both Shawn and Dandy have dedicated countless hours to the community volunteering time and fundraising money for many deserving local nonprofit organizations. Dandy also reigns as Empress of the Imperial Sovereign ...
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For the ninth time, the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has signed on as an Emerald Sponsor with a $1,000 commitment to the Pride Center and the Dorothy Awards. The Foundation’s support and partnership with the Pride Center now stretches across the last decade, and covers both ...
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Triangle Community Center recently marked 25 years in serving the LGBTQ community in Fairfield County. Starting as an all-volunteer organization, their first full-time staff member was hired in 2013 and has now grown substantially, serving a growing number of community members. Former Center ...
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Seth Wallace has only been in New Haven a few years, but already he’s made his mark with a diverse set of efforts that include being a co-chair of the Pride New Haven revival over the past two years and bringing Lady Gaga to New Haven for an event at Yale last October. Seth’s mark...
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