Post submitted by Bryce Romero, former HRC Consumer Marketing Coordinator

Located in the heart of one of the most well-known LGBT summer destinations, the HRC pop-up shop and outposts will offer visitors a unique opportunity to support the organization’s work for nationwide LGBT equality.   The Pop-up Shop in The Pines will be open for business from July 23rd - August 4th in the Pavilion Shops on Fire Island Boulevard.   The Cherry Grove outposts will be open for business on Saturdays:  July 26th at The Sandcastle on Lewis Walk and August 2nd at Cherry’s on Bayview Walk.

A series of events will accompany the pop-up shops and outposts. More information for these special weekend events can be found here:

July 25th- July 27th

August 1st- August 3rd

HRC will unveil its limited-edition Fire Island tank top, hoody and Boardwalk swimsuit, exclusively for the Fire Island locations.  Available for a $25 contribution, the limited-edition Anchor Tank on a super-soft cotton-blend will be offered at all Fire Island locations.  Also, designed exclusively for HRC and available for $50 contributions are the limited-edition Ferry Hoody and Boardwalk square cut swimsuits.   In sizes SM-2X, the tank, hoody and swimsuit set is a perfect way to remember 2014 - the summer of equality.   In addition, the pop-up shop will feature a number of other membership premiums including equality sunglasses, beach towels, and select Love Conquers Hate items.

HRC has previously opened pop-up locations in Palm Springs, CA; Chicago, IL; New York City; Rehoboth Beach, DE; Charlotte, NC and New Orleans, LA.


HRC has previously opened pop-up locations in Palm Springs, California; Chicago, Illinois; New York City; Rehoboth Beach, Delaware; Charlotte, North Carolina and New Orleans.

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