Speakers at the Dinner included activist/blogger David Mixner, UFT President Randi Weingarten, NYS Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith, NYS First Lady Silda Wall Spitzer, Pride Agenda Executive Director Alan Van Capelle and Assemblymember Daniel O'Donnell. Caroline Rhea emceed and LaChanze performed. It was a great evening.
Below are speeches from Mixner, Weingarten and Van Capelle:
Other elected officials in attendance were: U.S. Reps. Jerrold Nadler, Anthony Weiner and John Hall; NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn; NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli; NYC Comptroller William Thompson, Jr.; NYS Senators Tom Duane, Marty Conner and Liz Krueger; NYS Assemblymembers Richard Gottfried, Sam Hoyt and Matthew Titone.