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Jersey Pride announces the cancellation of NJ's Annual LGBTQ Pride Celebration and reschedules for June 2021

Published Friday, September 18, 2020
By: Jersey Pride When we founded Jersey Pride in 1992, our goal was to give the community a safe place where they could connect with each other, celebrate, share, educate, and inspire. And so we have, for each of the intervening years, with Asbury Park as our host city and Bank of America as our title sponsor for our annual celebration. Our event has grown more»

8 RWJBarnabas health facilities earn re-designation as "Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality"

Published Monday, August 31, 2020
by: Carrie Cristello 973-322-4642 Carrie.Cristello@rwjbh.org Eight RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH) facilities have been recognized and re-designated as “Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, more»

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital establishes Gender Center of NJ

Published Thursday, August 13, 2020
By: Peter Haigney RWJUH Public Relations (732) 937-8568 Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) in partnership with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has established The PROUD Gender Center of New Jersey, a comprehensive, full suite of services specifically designed to address the transgender community’s healthcare needs. The PROUD more»

LGBTQ Support and Social Group USA is looking for Volunteers

Published Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Make a difference in your community today and volunteer. The LGBTQ Support and Social Group USA needs volunteers to hang up flyers for the group, help out at the events and to help at the local chapter meetings. If you like to help, please email Info@lgbtqsupportandsocialgroupusa.com, mail a letter stating you would like to volunteer to President Matthew more»

Jersey Pride Gay Festival Postponed until October 11th

Published Friday, April 3, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jersey Pride, Inc (JPI), the producer of NJ's Annual Statewide LGBTQ Pride Parade, Rally and Festival, announces the postponement of the Pride Celebration in Asbury Park from Sunday, June 7 until Sunday, October 11, 2020. The event, which traditionally kicks off Pride month in the Garden State, will now be held this more»

A big thanks to our friends at the Pride Center for providing these Health Resources

Published Thursday, February 20, 2020
General Health Information and Resources LGBTQ Health-Info and resources from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) LGBTQ Health Navigator-Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Personal Healthcare LGBTQ Health info-Johns Hopkins For more resources, click here.

We get this question all the time! Where are the most LGBT-friendly towns in NJ?

Published Friday, November 4, 2016
by Erin O'Niell When Randy Rabney and her wife, Fran Lichtman, decided it was time to pack up their lives in Manhattan more than a decade ago, they only had one New Jersey town on their list of possible destinations: Maplewood. As native New Yorkers, Rabney said they drove to the town "to rule it out," never expecting to take the plunge into the New more»

Info for your NJ Marriage license...

Published Friday, June 26, 2015
This is the link to the NJ Vital Statistics site. You can download and fill out the form before you go. Requirements for entering into a Marriage: For two persons to establish a Marriage in this State, it shall be necessary that they satisfy all of the following criteria: Not be a party to another civil union, domestic partnership or marriage in this more»