Equality Ball 2014

The Equality Forum hosted its first Equality Ball on Friday February 14 at the Independence Visitor Center.

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The Equality Forum hosted its first Equality Ball on Friday February 14 at the Independence Visitor Center. Tom Mele, Brian de Baron, Jillian Mele, NBC10, Tom Mele, and Roseann Mele
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The event was held to raise awareness and funds for issues important to the LGBT community “Marriage Equality.”Nicholas Vlaisavljevic and Robert Polay
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Bruce Hanes and Rev. Frank Schaefer were honored for their efforts to bring LGBT equality to the state of Pennsylvania. Dan Clifford, Jonathan Weinhold and Ben Haney
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NBC10 was one of the sponsors of the event. Pictured is Lora Lewis and Bunny Thompson.
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Malcolm Lazin, founder of Equality Forum, gives Rev Frank Schaefer the 2014 Equality Award for his support of gay marriage. He was defrocked from his church after conducting the marriage of his son to his partner.
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Eileen Taloaxe, Ann Loftus, Chip Ellis and Henry Paterson
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Michael Saft and Ellyn Golder Saft
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Cole Thompson, Michael Braunstein, Brenda O’Hara, Sean Coghlan, Nick France, Joe McCollum and Gary Gabarone
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Alexander Kacala and Evan Schapiro
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Natalie Pineda, General Manager at Red Owl Tavern and Executive Chef Jorge Chicas
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Bruce Haines, Montgomery County Register of Wills accepts the 2014 Equality Award for issuing marriage certificates to same sex couples in Montgomery County before the courts told him to stop.
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Rev Frank Schaefer and his wife Brigitte Schaefer
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Senator Williams and Sherry Williams
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Dave Moraw and Sean Toner
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Sandee Cataldi, May Gehring, Amy Spiller and Helen Spangenberg
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Councilman Mark Squilla and Brigid Squilla
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