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The vegetarian restaurant Bloodroot, a Bridgeport stable for decades, will reach its 40th anniversary next year. Selma Miriam and her Bloodroot partner Noel Furie have woven feminist values into their business, and as Miriam shared with former Center co-president Tom Donato, while feminism ...
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For the fifth year, the Imperial Sovereign Court of All Connecticut is a sponsor of the Dorothy Awards, this year as an Emerald Sponsor. The Court is a nonprofit organization that each year selects 2-4 other nonprofit organizations in the state during the reign of each monarch year to raise ...
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Diana Lombardi is the new executive director of the CT TransAdvocacy Coalition, which has been a major part of the important strides taken in improving conditions for the trans community here in Connecticut and beyond. Lombardi talks with former Center co-president Tom Donato about their ...
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For the third year, the United Way of Greater New Haven has supported the Dorothy Awards, with a $500 Friend of Dorothy level sponsorship. United Way of Greater New Haven is a nonprofit organization supported by contributions from individuals, corporations, funding agencies and the government, ...
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Fleurette King has led UConn’s Rainbow Center for nearly a decade, in a period that’s seen the climate at the campus evolve from one that was behind other universities for acceptance and diversity to one of strength. Former Center co-president Tom Donato spoke with King about the ...
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For the eighth 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 extends back nearly a decade, with the Center more ...
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Kenn Hopkins and Sassie Saltimboca, both individually and together, have made an unforgettable mark on the LGBT community here in Connecticut. Sassie Saltimboca’s passing from cancer last year brought the community together to both mourn the loss of Saltimboca but also to remember the ...
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True Colors produces the largest LGBT youth conference of its kind in the world, which takes place at UConn in Storrs each March. The annual True Colors conference sees youth attending from across the country and around the world, thousands each year in all, with a large volunteer contingency ...
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Trevor and Michael work together as a couple, and individually, donating their time consistently to assist organizations across the state both as volunteers and fundraisers. Trevor and Michael (the latter as Morgana de Luxe) reigned as emperor and empress last year with Imperial Sovereign Court ...
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Anne was the lead witness during state testimony considering a bill to add transgender protections to the non-discrimination act, a bill which passed a few years ago. Anne has selflessly given her time and space in her home to transgender youth who had no place to go, and Anne is a sought-after ...
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