Gay City News Impact Awards by Bethpage Federal Credit Union

November 8, 2023, 6:00 pm, ET

Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th Street, Queens, NY 11368

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Gay City News and Schneps media will be hosting the eighth annual Gay City News Impact Awards presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, honoring individuals who have made a difference in the queer community in New York City and beyond. The event is a celebration of their achievements, talent, strength, vision and heart.

The annual event recognizes dozens of LGBTQ leaders as well as allies — from grassroots activists to national executives — across a range of fields such as advocacy, the arts, business, entertainment, literature, and more.


Please contact Amanda Tarley or call 718-249-9640

Ticket Information

Table: 10 guest tickets, $2000
Table: 12 guest tickets, $2100
Individual Ticket: $225 each


Eugenia Arias

TD Bank

Amanda Babine

Equality New York

Jordana Bailey

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi

David Barton

Gym U

Troy Blackwell

Biden-Harris Administration & NYC Gay Men's Chorus


Alex Carr

Staten Island Pride Center

Charlie Conard

Out Professionals

Gustavo A Morales Correa

Latino AIDS Commission

Antoine B. Craigwell

DBGM, Inc.

Grace Detrevarah

Osborne Association

Cordelia Donovan

Make Big Happen, Hip Hop Pride

Gene Fedorko

HEAL & Gay Rights Activist

Gunner Gardner

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC & NGLCC New York)

Lifetime Achiever

Ethan Geto

Geto & de Milly, Inc

McKenzie Keating & Jason Graubard


Rev. Carmen Hernandez

NYC LGBTQS Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

E.C. Pizarro III

Marsha's Web

Raymond P Lewis

RPL Consulting, LLC

Dennis McCue

Bethpage Federal Credit Union

Ashe McGovern


Matthew McMorrow

Office of NY Governor Kathy Hochul

Joseph G. Milizio 

Vishnick McGovern Milizio LLP

Jason Moff

Kramer Levin Naftalis Frankel LLP

Carlos N. Molina

Amida Care

Victoria Munro

Alice Austen House

John Ollom

Ollom Art

Kellie Parkin

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC & NGLCC New York)

Carol Rosenfeld

The Publishing Triangle

Richard Saenz

Lambda Legal

Ariel Aliza Sanders

Brooklyn Pride

Matthew Silverstein

America Works of New York, Inc

J.D. Thompson

United Way of New York City

Hai Cao & Matteo Trisolini

South Slope Pediatrics

Andrew Werner

Andrew Werner Photography + Fleur'd Pins

Nick Wiggins

Alliance For Positive Change

LaShea Woodson

Connective Strategies


Gay City News Impact Awards

Great job! It was a great event.

Jeffrey LeFrancois

Executive Director
Meatpacking District Management Association

Gay City News Impact Award

This event was always great and we’re so happy to be part of it, but last night you really pulled out all the stops. The red carpet, the awesome video, the music, the incredible venue, the food and drink, the smooth and efficient flow… all noticed and all impressive.

Keith Klein

Chief Creative Office
MSA Marketing

Gay City News Impact Awards

Thank you for hosting an amazing event, well executed and quite impactful indeed!! Cheers to Team Schneps!! Awesome photos lasting memories for sure.

Ralph C. Bumbaca

Senior Vice President
TD Bank

Gay City News Impact Awards

Thank you so much! Congratulations on organizing such a great event! We appreciate the opportunity to work in partnership with Schneps Media and Gay City News, and we’re so delighted that you honored Reggie for all the great work he does in the community.

Teri Wade

Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Amida Care

Gay City News Impact Awards

THANK YOU! It was a room packed with love.

Floyd Rumohr

Brooklyn Community Pride Center


5:00 pm ET

VIP Honoree Networking Hour

VIP Hour for Honorees have an opportunity to meet one another and network with sponsors before the rest of the guests arrive. Drinks and Hors D’oeuvres will be served. Photographer will be taking pictures to be featured in print and digital editions.

6:00 pm ET

Guests arrive

Guests arrive to meet, celebrate and connect with our honorees and sponsors. Drinks and food will be served as all attendees meet and connect.

7:00 pm ET

Award presentation

A high energy, fun award ceremony where honorees are presented their Award.

Matt Tracy, Editor in Chief, Gay City News

8:00 pm ET

Raffles are Announced

100% of the evening's raffle proceeds go to a local cause.

8:30 pm ET

Event Concludes


Bethpage Federal Credit Union

TD Bank

Li-Lac Chocolates


Vishnick McGovern Milizio LLP


Miss Jessie’s

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