PHOTOS BY DONNA ACETO | At its 17th annual Women’s Event, held November 15 at the new Cipriani restaurant in the Cunard Building on Lower Broadway, the LGBT Community Center honored two iconic feminist leaders — Gloria Steinem, who in 1971 was a co-founder of Ms. Magazine, and West Side State Assemblymember Deborah Glick, who in 1990 became the first out LGBT person elected in New York State.
Gloria Steinem (center) with Sharon Stapel, executive director of the New York City Anti-Violence Project, and Glennda Testone, who leads the Center. | DONNA ACETO
Honoree Deborah Glick (r.), with her partner Leslie Sharpe. | DONNA ACETO
Edie Windsor, the successful plaintiff against the Defense of Marriage Act, with Lea DeLaria, a star of “Orange Is the New Black.” | DONNA ACETO
A contingent from Gay Men's Health Crisis included Anthony Hayes, Kelsey Louie, Bruce Anderson, Kristyn Stolz, and Andrew MacPhail. | DONNA ACETO