Jane Clementi, co-founder of the Tyler Clementi Foundation, with honorees Marsha Shapiro and Louise Walpin, recognized for their work on behalf of marriage equality. | DONNA ACETO
PHOTO ESSAY BY DONNA ACETO | In an opulent gala at the Marriott Marquis on March 12, the Imperial Court of New York celebrated 30 years of raising funds for New York City’s LGBT and HIV/ AIDS-affected communities. This year’s event benefitted the group’s LGBTQ Youth Scholarship Fund.
Honorees at the event included activists and philanthropists Marsha Shapiro and Louise Walpin for their work on behalf of marriage equality and theatrical design agent Mickey Rolfe for his former work as board chair at Gay Men’s Health Crisis.
Mickey Rolfe, honored for his past work as board chair of Gay Men's Health Crisis, with the agency's Andrew MacPhail, Osvaldo Perdomo, and Kelsey Louie. | DONNA ACETO