SDNYC May Meeting: Supporting the Racial & Ethnic Diversity of NYC's LGBT Community

On Wednesday, May 27th at 8:00 PM at The LGBT Center, please join SDNYC for a conversation about supporting the racial & ethnic diversity of NYC's LGBT community.

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RSVP on Facebook to join SDNYC next Wednesday for a discussion on “Supporting the Racial & Ethnic Diversity of NYC's LGBT Community” and invite your friends to participate this important conversation.

We hope to use this meeting as an opportunity to underscore the importance of ensuring discussions about the LGBT community include a diverse range of voices that speak to the full spectrum of unique and varied needs of LGBT New Yorkers as well as to discuss how organizations, and we as individuals, can support and amplify the work of those advocating for minority constituencies within NYC's broader LGBT community.

The following panel will lead this discussion:

  • LaLa Zannell, Community Organizer, New York City Anti-Violence Project
  • Bianey Garcia, Community Organizer, Make The Road New York
  • Terrance Knox, Executive Board Member of Brooklyn Community Pride Center & Business Development Director at Vodafone America
  • Moderated by: Juan Rosa, West Harlem Democratic District Leader, SDNYC Board Member and Government & Community Affairs Manager at Neighborhood Housing Services of New York Cit

In addition, attendees will be encouraged to engage in positive dialogue about coming together to support and recognize the importance of celebrating the racial and ethnic diversity of NYC's LGBT community.

SDNYC April Meeting on Health!

Please Join SDNYC TOMORROW (April 22nd) at Our Health Meeting!

Date: TOMORROW April 22, 2015

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: The LGBT Center (208 W. 13th Street)

RSVP: Facebook Event Page 

Agenda/More Information:

The meeting's agenda includes:

-Remarks from Susan Blank, MD, MPH, Assistant Commissioner and Director of the Bureau of STD Control & Prevention at the NYC Department Of Health And Mental Hygiene about the recent syphilis outbreak in Chelsea.

-Remarks from Council Member Corey Johnson, Chair of the NYC Council Committee on Health.

- A panel discussion with the following representatives from LGBT health service providers, who will provide information about available services, challenges serving the community, and how you can help support their missions:
---John Hellman, Director, Advocacy & Communications, BOOMHealth 
---Donnie Roberts, Senior Director of Development and Communications,Callen-Lorde Community Health Center 
---Representatives of Gay Men's Health Crisis 

This meeting is free and open to members of the public.

SDNYC 2014 Winter Celebration Tomorrow - Dec. 10!

SDNYC's 2014 Winter Celebration is TOMORROW, December 10th from 6-9PM at the Brass Monkey!

See below for details and if you haven't already, please RSVP on the Facebook event page or our website's meetings & events page(RSVPs are requested but not required to attend).

With only one day left before the event, we wanted to reach out to thank each of you for your continued support of SDNYC and to ask that you take a moment before the party to pay your membership dues for 2015!

Annual membership is $35.00 for individuals and discounted membership is available for families, students, and retired and disabled individuals. Please visit to pay online or to find out how to send a check.

Your support is critical for the Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC to continue in its commitment to electing progressive democratic candidates to public office, serving NYC's LGBT community, and fighting for equality for all.

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow and please contact us at if you have any questions.

Thank you!



The Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC's 2014 Holiday Party will be held on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at the Brass Monkey from 6-9 PM!

We hope you are able to join us!

World AIDS Day 2014

Today, SDNYC joins Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, the LGBT Caucus of the NYC Council and countless other advocates in marking World AIDS Day.  Click here to read the NYC Council's statement on 2014 World Aids Day.

SDNYC remains committed to raising awareness about HIV/AIDs and as a part of this ongoing effort, we are sharing the just released NYC Dept. of Health 2013 HIV Surveillance Annual Report. 

Click to access report.

Click to access report.