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Mayor Thomas M. Menino will receive the first Icon Award from MassEquality, which called him a national leader on gay rights. MassEquality executive director Kara Suffredini cited Menino’s support for outreach and education for people with HIV while he was a district city councilor during the early years of the AIDS epidemic.

Feb 24, 2012

 

BOSTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts statewide advocacy group hopes to raise its public profile and revenue coffers through a new venue.

Voilà Icon Awards, a signature fundraising event for MassEquality, an organization dedicated to securing equality from “cradle to grave” for residents of the Commonwealth and beyond.

The idea of the 2011 inaugural Icon Awards “is to showcase who we are as an organization and the unique role we play in the community,” said executive director Kara Suffredini.

Feb 23, 2012

 

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino will receive an inaugural Icon Award from MassEquality, which is calling him a national leader on gay rights.

Feb 23, 2012

 

MassEquality bestows honor.

On Wednesday, Feb. 29, LGBT advocacy organization MassEquality will honor Boston Mayor Tom Menino, philanthropic icon Ron Ansin, corporate icon Eastern Bank, and community icon Gladys Vega of Chelsea Collaborative at its Icon Awards. The event takes place at 6 p.m. at The State Room (60 State St., Boston).

Feb 22, 2012