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

[email protected] 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

Alex Carr

Staten Island Pride Center

Charlie Conard

Out Professionals

Gustavo A Morales Correa

Latino AIDS Commission

Gunner Gardner

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

Andrea Himmel

Himmel + Meringoff Properties

Dennis McCue

Bethpage Federal Credit Union

Matthew McMorrow

Office of NY Governor Kathy Hochul

Jason Moff

Kramer Levin Naftalis Frankel LLP

Carlos N. Molina

Amida Care

Kellie Parkin

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

Terry R. Ross

Ross Contemporary

Ariel Aliza Sanders

Brooklyn Pride

J.D. Thompson

United Way of New York City

Andrew Werner

Andrew Werner Photography + Fleur'd Pins


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

Miss Jessie’s

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