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  • Trans Health and Cancer Disparities

    • Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 01:30 PM
    • WebEx

    Speaker: Domonique Noel, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

    Part of Transgender Days of Learning, a month-long event on trans-affirming healthcare practices, sponsored by New Jersey HIV/AIDS Planning Group.

    You don’t need to register, just log in:
    https://rutgers.webex.com/meet/quincyb

    Or call in:
    650-429-3300

    Access code: 795 006 256

    Questions? Email Michele Martin at michele.martin@ejb.rutgers.edu.

  • NJ Foundation for Aging: LGBTQ Senior Bill of Rights

    • Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM
    • Zoom

    Many LGBTQ older adults and seniors living with HIV/AIDS have concerns about living in a long-term care facility. These two vulnerable populations will be protected by the newly introduced LGBTQ Senior Bill of Rights! Learn more about this bill and what long-term care facilities can do to support these efforts. This workshop is facilitated by Bianca Mayes, MPH, CHES (She/Her/Hers), the Health and Wellness Coordinator of Garden State Equality.

    Joining Bianca will be Laurie Facciarossa Brewer, NJ Long-Term Care Ombudsman and Amy Brown, Policy Director for the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, to discuss the implementation of this policy.

    Register: http://ow.ly/ImR350ASNro

  • Transgender Issues Panel

    • Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 01:30 PM
    • WebEx

    Part of Transgender Days of Learning, a month-long event on trans-affirming healthcare practices, sponsored by New Jersey HIV/AIDS Planning Group.

    You don’t need to register, just log in:
    https://rutgers.webex.com/meet/quincyb

    Or call in:
    650-429-3300

    Access code: 795 006 256

    Questions? Email Michele Martin at michele.martin@ejb.rutgers.edu.

  • 2020 NJ Gay Men's HIV Awareness Month

    • Wednesday, September 02, 2020 at 11:00 AM – September 23, 2020

    The New Jersey HIV Planning Group's (NJHPG) Gay Men's Committee presents the 7th Annual Gay Men's Awareness Day. This year NJHPG recognizes National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with a series of tele-conferences.

    Originally created in 2008 to recognize the disproportionate impact of the epidemic on gay men, the NJHPG has created this event to educate the gay community, as well as the providers who work with them, on unique issues and barriers which impact both HIV care and prevention throughout NJ.

    Schedule of Events:

    • 9/2 11:00-2:00pm: History Behind National Gay Men's HIV Awareness Day & COVID-19 and HIV: How it affects the community and timeline
    • 9/9 11:00-1:00pm: Our New 'Normal' with Dr. Tony Ortega
    • 9/16 11:00-1:00pm: Chemsex Amongst Gay & Bisexual Men
    • 9/23 7:00-9:00pm: Event Finale! Guest speaker & entertainment

    Learn more and RSVP on EventBrite.

  • 2nd Annual Golf OUTing - Save the Date!

    Garden State Equality’s LGBTQ Law Enforcement Liaisons are hosting their second annual Golf OUTing at the Knoll West Country Club in Boonton on October 2!

    We look forward to having a fun exciting day on the greens with food, awards, and prizes, but most importantly, all of the funds raised will support Garden State Equality and the Law Enforcement Liaison’s grassroots work to protect LGBTQ New Jerseyans.

    Tickets will go on sale later this year. Save the date!

  • The Equality Ball-ish 2020

    Please join us on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at the Asbury Lanes for our fourth annual Equality Ball—our premier event and largest annual fundraiser! This year's Equality Ball will be our biggest and best yet, filled with live entertainment, special guests, dancing, food, and drinks!

    Equality Ball Schedule TBA (Tentatively 5:00 pm start time)

    For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Nealon Isaacs at Isaacs@GardenStateEquality.org.

    We are closely monitoring developments on COVID-19, and we will continue to consult with state and local public health officials to ensure everyone's safety. Should we be unable to host The Equality Ball-ish in person, it will be presented as a virtual event. There are no refunds for ticket purchases.

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    A FREE day of health and wellness focused on preventive care service and health related
    information for the LGBTQ community in a safe, culturally sensitive environment.

    A day of health and wellness focused on preventive care service and health related information for the LGBTQ community in a safe, culturally sensitive environment.

    Event/Program Highlights:
    --Health screenings, including blood pressure, glucose, HIV testing, etc.
    --Health and wellness information tables by providers and vendors
    --“De-stress for health” opportunities (massage, yoga, nutrition, skin care, make-up, etc.)
    --Interactive panel discussion– Health awareness & services for the LGBTQ Community

    FREE ADMISSION (Advance registration requested)
    FREE FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS
    VENDOR GIVEAWAYS AND PRIZE DRAWINGS (including Fitbit Versa 2 grand prize)

    Come visit our table!


    For more information and to register go to: https://www.pridecenter.org/pridewellnessfair

     

  • Rescheduled: Educators for Equality 2020 Networking Event

    • Monday, October 19, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    • Asbury Hotel in Asbury Park, NJ

    Join Educators for Equality—a grassroots organization of LGBTQ educators and allies who are working to build safe and inclusive environments for educators and students in New Jersey—for a special networking event!

    Event will include a cash bar and light fare. More details to come soon!

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  • Rescheduled: LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum Conference

    • Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 08:00 AM
    • Monmouth University
    • $199.00 USD

    Garden State Equality in partnership with Make It Better for Youth will present the LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum Conference to promote safety, inclusion, and best practices regarding LGBTQ-specific topics in education. The conference will provide a comprehensive opportunity for educators, administrators, and community members to build awareness and cultural competency in schools, as well as learn of emerging practices and gather resources from leading experts in the field.

    Complete details and schedule for the day will be announced later this year. Sessions and topics will include:

    • LGBTQ 101
    • History/Social Studies
    • World Languages
    • Math
    • Science/STEM
    • Arts/Performing Arts
    • ELA
    • Gender Identity and Expression
    • LGBTQ Youth and Mental Health
    • Intersectional Identities
    • Queer Black/Brown history
    • Gay Liberation Movement History

    Stay tuned for more information!

    There are no refunds available for ticket purchases, but ticket value can be transferred if the event is postponed.

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  • POSTPONED: Equality at Work Symposium

    • Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 09:00 AM
    • Bell Labs Holmdel Complex
    • $129.00 USD


    This event has been postponed. We will announce a new date in the future. There are no refunds available for ticket purchases, but ticket value can be transferred when the event is rescheduled.

    Garden State Equality is proud to announce our 2nd Annual Equality at Work Symposium at Bell Works Holmdel Complex!

    Discounted tickets for Young Professionals under the age of 30 are available for $129.

    Equality at Work is a space for change-makers in the corporate world to collaborate while hearing directly from industry leaders who’ve been driving best practices for diversity and inclusion.

    This year, the Equality at Work Symposium will focus on ways to improve Employee Resource Groups, promote inclusive workplace policies, develop inclusive recruitment and workforce development, and more.

    The event’s agenda will include a continental breakfast, a panel of professional speakers, Q&As, a networking luncheon, as well as a happy hour at the end of the day's events.

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