Kevin And Don Respond To Being Self Loathing

Looking back at their journey from the Stonewall Democratic Club to Log Cabin Republicans, they claim it was one that was actually started by the democrats. After being told that marriage as not a priority on the agenda in 1995, they became disillusioned with the DEMS. For a decade they felt like they did not belong until they met the republicans of the Log Cabin Republican Club and discovered they too shared a dream of marriage equality. This blog is now a digital time capsule of their time as Republicans and moderated by a friend and supporter.

Friday, October 26, 2007

EQCA Palm Springs Equality Awards


October 26, 2007
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Family, community and leadership were the focus of Equality California's 2007 Palm Springs Equality Awards last Saturday. More than 600 celebrities, officials, community leaders and distinguished guests attended the elegant event, one of EQCA's largest of the year.

EQCA honored Palm Springs philanthropists, the Greenburg-Peet Family on October 20.
Taking center stage were EQCA's two Palm Springs Awards honorees, Tony Award-winning singer and actress Patti LuPone and the Greenburg-Peet Family, well-known Palm Springs philanthropists.
LuPone, a vocal ally and supporter of the LGBT community, received EQCA's 2007 Equality Advocate Award. The recording star gave a stunning 45-minute performance that highlighted some of her best moments on Broadway, in Hollywood and on television.
EQCA honored the Greenburg-Peet Family for their dedication to the local community and their efforts to promote equality and fight for the needs and rights of all people. The family has helped raise millions of dollars for many different charities and causes. The award was accepted on behalf of the family by Earl Greenburg and David Peet.
The 2007 Palm Springs Equality Awards featured a silent auction and entertainment by the Tad Sisler Combo. The evening was emceed by LOGO actorDoug Spearman and co-chaired by Patrick Mundtand Kimberly Nichols. Elected officials attending the event included Assemblymember Lloyd Levine, D-Van Nuys, Palm Springs Mayor Ron Oden, Palm Springs City Council Members Ginny Foat and Steve Pougnet and Cathedral City Council Member Greg Pettis.
Lead sponsors for this year's event included AT&T, Gary D. Soto, Hutchison Development, David Lee & Mark Nichols, US Dry Cleaning & Robbie Lee, Wells Fargo, Integrated Wealth Management, Shadowrock, The Trails, Wessman Development Co., Jim Abbott and Michael Molina, Geoff Kors and James Williamson, Clear Channel Outdoor, O'Brien Estate, Olivia Cruises and Resorts, The BottomLine, Stolichnaya Russian Vodka, Mark Adams, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Dave Baron, California Teachers Association, Art Copleston, Exposure Gallery & Rich Young, Hon. Ginny Foat & Pamela Genevrino, Earl Greenburg & David Peet, Lipstick, Inc., Harold Matzner, Patrick Mundt, David Nixon & Trevor Capone, Jaime Rook & Brian Buchan, Southern California Edison, and Scott Tweten & Dennis Stovall.
If you missed the 2007 Palm Springs Equality Awards, join EQCA on November 28 for the San Diego Equality Awards Reception. The evening event will honor Sen. Denise Ducheny, D-San Diego, and will feature remarks by Sen. Christine Kehoe, D-San Diego. For more information, contact Erica Liscano aterica@eqca.org or 323.661.2071 x203.


Palm SpringsEquality Awards
More than 600 guests attended the 2007 Palm Springs Equality Awards  on October 20, paying tribute tofamily, community and leadership.

San DiegoEquality Awards
Reception
Wednesday, November 28
6 p.m.
Honoring:Sen. Denise DuchenyRemarks by:
Sen. Christine Kehoe
More information:Erica Liscanoerica@eqca.org
323.661.2071 x203
                                        

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