The annual Hudson Pride LGBT festival started eleven years ago in downtown Jersey City. This year the theme was "Do Ask Do TEll!" This event, rescheduled from August because of Hurricane Irene, attracted hundreds of cheering spectators who came to enjoy the great performances,to be proud of who they are, and to support the repeal of the U.S. policy on homosexual, bisexual and transgender people serving in the military.
A fun party by the Young Professionals Engagement Committee for the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission to create consciousness of the abuse towards the LGBT community in the 80 countries around the world where gayness is still illegal.
Odyssey NY magazine presented its third Odyssey awards at Escuelita Bar in NYC, awarding many categories in nightlife events. All the big names in the LGBT industry came by to celebrate and to perhaps win an award.