Historic victory for marriage equality in Northern Ireland; Eighth annual Chefs for Equality benefitting HRC Foundation is tonight!
HISTORIC VICTORY FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY IN NORTHERN IRELAND: “Unlike much of the United Kingdom, same-sex couples in Northern Ireland had been denied the right to marriage equality for years,” said HRC President Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid). “The overwhelming support and tireless efforts of advocates and allies have made this day a reality. We congratulate them on this critical milestone for LGBTQ equality.” More from The Guardian, The Washington Post and HRC.
TUESDAY TWEET -- ��️ TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT! EIGHTH ANNUAL CHEFS FOR EQUALITY BENEFITTING THE HRC FOUNDATION: The evening of food, cocktails and music to benefit the fight for full LGBTQ equality will be held for the second year at the Washington National Cathedral, and features a pre-reveal reception, 50 tasting stations, 20 dessert stations, 20 mixologists and a Champagne lounge. Learn more here.
Tonight is the night! The Washington National Cathedral will be lit up in rainbow once again for DC's premier culinary event, #ChefsForEquality — all to benefit the fight for LGBTQ equality.— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) October 22, 2019
We can't wait to see you there. https://t.co/Oou8IDnavC pic.twitter.com/2m99RxGE4W
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