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Christian Charity? Religious Right Reacts to World Vision’s LGBT Inclusive Policy

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Christian relief agency group World Vision announced this week their policy change to allow the hire of Christian married same-sex couples. Unsurprisingly, the announcement sparked outrage from anti-gay activists.

Rough Start for New San Jose AIDS Walk Event

By Heather Cassell | Friday Feb 28, 2014
An attempt to revive San Jose’s Walk for AIDS under a new name, AIDS Walk San Jose, is off to a rough start after a chaotic fundraising event that saw the departure of the principal organizer and the remaining ones getting a lesson in damage control.

Cynthia Nixon Hosts Russell Simmons’ RUSH HeARTS V-Day Lunch

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
Kick off Valentine’s Day, February 14, by sharing the love when Cynthia Nixon hosts Russell Simons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation with the RUSH HeARTS Education Valentine’s Day Luncheon in New York City.

Winter Burlesque: ’Calendar Girl’ To Benefit BC/EFA

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jan 22, 2014
Broadway Cares kicks off their 2014 fundraising with the "Calendar Girl" edition of "Broadway Bares Winter Burlesque", produced by and benefitting Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS.

Gift Guide 2013: Gifting and Giving Back

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Nov 29, 2013
Your gift giving can have an even greater impact when you choose to pay it forward by bestowing your loved ones with items that benefit a reputable nonprofit organization. From kitsch to couture, a little intention goes a long way.

"Christmas Eve" Comes Early This Year to Benefit BC/EFA

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS welcomes "Avenue Q" star Ann Harada to "Christmas Eve with Christmas Eve," a benefit to raise funds for people living with HIV/AIDS.

5 Ways to Become a Socially Conscious Fashion Connoisseur

By Matthew Wexler | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
Ready to drop some cash for holiday gifts? If you’re like most people, you’ve also got your eye out for gifts that give back. Here are five charitable partnerships where your purchases can help pay it forward with fashion.

AID Atlanta Holds a "Sordid" Soiree and Gospel Brunch

By Conswella Bennett | Monday Nov 18, 2013
Award-winning writer, director and producer Del Shores, along with longtime friend and actor Leslie Jordan, takes a break from touring his latest film "Southern Baptist Sissies" to participate in "A Sordid Soiree," a fundraiser for AID Atlanta.

Philadelphia Gears Up for AIDS Walk/Run

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Oct 15, 2013
On October 20, the 27th Annual AIDS Walk Philly & AIDS Run Philly will bring nearly 15,000 people together to raise funds for HIV/AIDS organizations.

Boston Cyclists Raise Funds for Phinney’s Friends

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Aug 31, 2013
People living with HIV get a lot of solace from their companion animals. And Boston AIDS Ride Phinney’s Friends aim to make sure they can keep these pups when times get tough.