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April 29, 2015

GLAA Awards Reception

Policy Restaurant and Lounge

April 23, 2015

Equality VA 12th Annual Commonwealth Dinner

Greater Richmond Convention Center

October 30, 2014

Evolve: HRC's 18th Annual National Dinner

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

May 21, 2014

GLAAs 43rd Anniversary Reception

Policy Restaurant and Lounge

April 10, 2014

Equality Virginia's 25th Anniversary Commonwealth Dinner

Greater Richmond Convention Center

February 20, 2014

Witness for Love demonstration

Alexandria General District Courthouse

October 10, 2013

Stein Dems 37th Annual Leadership Award Reception

Sonoma Rest and Wine Bar

October 9, 2013

HRC National Dinner

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

May 7, 2013

GLAA Awards

Washington Plaza

April 12, 2013

Victory Fund's Brunch

Washington Hilton

March 28, 2013

United For Marriage (Light the Way to Justice)

Rally at the US Supreme Court

March 15, 2013

OutServe-SLDN National Dinner

National Building Museum

January 25, 2013

HRC'S Inaugural Ball

Mayflower Hotel

January 14, 2013

Victory Fund's Congressional Celebration

Ronald Reagan Building

December 20, 2012

OutServe-SLDN Champagne Brunch

The Meridian

November 10, 2012

HRC Election Night Party

Eatonville Restaurant

October 13, 2012

HRC'S National Dinner

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

June 22, 2012

The White House's LGBT Pride Month Reception

The White House, Washington, DC

April 26, 2012

Victory Fund National Champagne Brunch

Washington Hilton

March 9, 2012

SLDN's 20th National Dinner

National Building Museum

December 22, 2011

Stein Democrats Holiday Party

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams (DC)

November 3, 2011

Stein Democrats Awards Ceremony

Thursday, October 27, 2011

October 13, 2011

HRC National Dinner

Washington Convention Center

September 23, 2011

SLDN's DADT Repeal Event

K Street Lounge

September 22, 2011

Equality Maryland celebrates and honors Governor O'Malley

Chevy Chase Town Hall

April 28, 2011

GLAA 40th Anniversary & Distinguished Service Awards

Washington Plaza Hotel

March 24, 2011

SLDN's National Dinner

National Building Museum

December 16, 2010

UNA-NCA's Annual Human Rights Luncheon at the Cannon Building

honoring Daniel Magraw Jr. and Frank Kameny

October 14, 2010

14th Annual HRC National Dinner

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

May 2, 2010

The Victory Fund's Annual Brunch

Mayflower Hotel

May 1, 2010

GLAA Awards

Washington Plaza Hotel

March 25, 2010

SLDN National Dinner

National Building Museum

March 18, 2010

Repeal ''Don't Ask, Don't'' Tell Now

Human Rights Campaign's Rally with Kathy Griffin. Freedom Plaza and The White House

March 4, 2010

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton's Marriage Equality Celebration

Rayburn House Office Building

November 12, 2009

Gertrude Stein Democratic Club's Leadership Awards

Women's National Democratic Club

October 15, 2009

National Equality March

Washington D.C.

October 15, 2009

HRC's National Dinner

DC Convention Center

June 11, 2009

Equality Maryland's Annual Gala

Bethesda North Marriott

May 14, 2009

The Task Force Leadership Awards

National Museum of Women in the Arts

April 30, 2009

The Victory Fund's 9th Annual Brunch

Mayflower Hotel

April 30, 2009

GLAA Distinguished Service Awards Reception

Washington Plaza Hotel

March 26, 2009

SLDN'S 17th Annual National Dinner

National Building Museum

January 22, 2009

Out for Equality GLBT Inaugural Ball

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel. With Melissa Etheridge, Cyndi Lauper, Rufus Wainwright, Dave Koz, Thelma Houston, Catie Curtis, Ross Mathews

January 22, 2009

The People's Inaugural LGBT Gayla

Historical Society of Washington

January 22, 2009

Dance for Equality

Town Danceboutique

January 15, 2009

HRC Men's Winter Party

Town

December 18, 2008

Gertrude Stein Democratic Club's Holiday Party

The Park at 14th

December 11, 2008

GAYLAW Awards

Woman's National Democratic Club

November 20, 2008

The D.C. March for Equal Rights

A Protest Against Proposition 8, The National Mall, Washington, DC

November 20, 2008

Equality Maryland's 6th Annual Jazz Brunch

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

November 6, 2008

HRC's Election Night Out Party

Capitol City Brewing Co.

October 9, 2008

HRC National Dinner

Washington Convention Center

October 2, 2008

Victory Fund Leadership Awards

Sewall-Belmont House & Museum

May 8, 2008

The Task Force Leadership Awards

Marriott Wardman Park

April 24, 2008

GLAA's 37th Annual Awards Reception

Washington Plaza Hotel

March 13, 2008

SLDN's 16th Annual National Dinner

National Building Museum

December 13, 2007

GAYLAW Awards

Women's National Democratic Club

October 11, 2007

Victory Fund Leadership Awards

101 Constitution Ave. NW

October 11, 2007

HRC National Dinner

D.C. Convention Center

October 4, 2007

Out and Equal Gala

Hilton Washington

September 27, 2007

Gertrude Stein Democratic Club

Leadership Awards

June 7, 2007

Equality Maryland's 6th Annual Night Out for Equality

North Bethesda Marriott

May 10, 2007

Task Force Leadership Awards

Omni Shoreham

April 26, 2007

GLAA's 36th Anniversary and Awards Reception

Washington Plaza Hotel

April 26, 2007

Victory Fund's 7th Annual Champagne Brunch

Mayflower Hotel

March 29, 2007

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) National Dinner

National Building Museum.

December 21, 2006

Gertrude Stein Democratic Club Holiday Party

Beacon Hotel

November 30, 2006

NGLCC National Dinner

National Building Museum

November 16, 2006

Election Night Out

Capitol City Brewing Co.

October 19, 2006

10th Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner

D.C. Convention Center

May 25, 2006

A Night Out for Equality

Equality Maryland's 5th Annual Gala. Bethesda North Marriott Hotel.

May 11, 2006

The Task Force's 17th Annual Leadership Awards

Omni Shoreham Hotel

May 4, 2006

Log Cabin Republicans National Dinner

Ronald Reagan Building

April 27, 2006

GLAA's 35th Anniversary and Distinguished Service Awards

Washington Plaza Hotel

April 6, 2006

The Victory Fund Champagne Brunch

The Mayflower Hotel

December 22, 2005

Gertrude Stein Democrats' Annual Awards Reception

Washington Club

November 3, 2005

Victory Fund Gay and Lesbian Leadership Awards

101 Constitution Ave, NW

October 20, 2005

National Black Justice Coalition Rally March

Freedom Plaza

October 6, 2005

HRC National Dinner

Washington Convention Center

May 12, 2005

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network 13th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction

Renaissance Washington, D.C. Hotel

May 5, 2005

The Mayor's LGBT Summit Wind-Down Party

Saturday, April 30, 2005

April 28, 2005

GLAA's 34th Anniversary Reception and Awards

Radisson Barcelo Hotel

April 14, 2005

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's 16th annual Leadership Awards

With Howard Dean at Omni Shoreham Hotel

October 14, 2004

HRC's 8th Annual National Dinner

Washington Convention Center

October 7, 2004

SLDN's End the Witch Hunts National Dinner

Renaissance Washington

July 22, 2004

Gertrude Stein Democrat for Victory 2004

The Washington Club

May 27, 2004

The Military Ball

Presented by SLDN and the American Veterans for Equal Rights at Hamilton Crowne Plaza

May 20, 2004

Marriage Equality Rally and Cake-Cutting Ceremony

DC Superior Court House and FoodBarDC

April 29, 2004

GLAA Distinguished Service Awards

Radisson Barcelo Hotel

April 22, 2004

Victory Fund Annual Champagne Brunch

The Mayflower Hotel

March 25, 2004

Uncommon Legacy's Celebration of Women and Casino Night

Honoring Congressman Barney Frank & Mautner's Kathleen DeBold

March 11, 2004

Human Rights Campaign Rally Against the Federal Anti-Marriage Amendment

HRC Headquarters; 17th and Rhode Island Ave, NW

March 4, 2004

Sheriff and the City (with Bonus Scene pics)

A Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund social honoring Travis County, Texas Sheriff Margo Frasier

December 4, 2003

A Tribute to Barney Frank

by the National Stonewall Democrats

October 30, 2003

The Victory Fund's Oates-Shrum Leadership Awards

Washington Court Hotel

October 9, 2003

SLDN's End the Witch Hunts Dinner (Bonus Scene)

Omni Shoreham Hotel

October 9, 2003

SLDN's End the Witch Hunts Dinner

Omni Shoreham Hotel

April 24, 2003

GLAA 32nd Anniversary Reception

Radisson Barcelo Hotel

April 10, 2003

Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund

2003 Spring Brunch. Loews L'Enfant Plaza

April 10, 2003

Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund (Bonus Scene)

2003 Spring Brunch

October 31, 2002

Proud to Serve

SLDN

October 31, 2002

Poll Position

The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund's Countdown to Victory. Omni Shoreham Hotel.

October 17, 2002

Star Studded

Sixth Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner. Washington Hilton

September 12, 2002

Political Party

Gertrude Stein Democratic Club 26th Anniversary Fundraiser. Washington Club.

May 30, 2002

Candles of Faith

Al-Fatiha's Candlelight Vigil and Muslim Funeral. Dupont Circle.

May 30, 2002

First Impressions

National Youth Advocacy Coalition Impact Awards. Hyatt Regecny on Capitol Hill.

May 23, 2002

Leading Edge

NGLTF's Annual Leadership Awards. Marvin Center at GWU.

May 2, 2002

Party Politics

Councilmember Jim Graham's campaign kickoff. Governor's House Hotel

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