GLAAD, together with FV Events, brings a Brazilian carnival-themed celebration to the middle of New York City, presented by Delta & ROKK Vodka. Over 600 guests will be on hand to support GLAAD's work to share culture-changing stories of the LGBT community with Americans. FV Events has also brought samba dancers, live percussion and carnival inspired performances.
SPECIAL GUESTS: Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Ramona Singer, Alex McCord & Simon van Kempen (Real Housewives of NYC), Lance Bass, Lisa Lampanelli, and nightlife icons Brandon Voss & Tony Fornabaio (FV Events).
ADDITIONAL SPECIAL GUESTS: Designers JoNathan Adler & Simon Doonan, ABC World News Now contributing correspondent and celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch, designer Malan Breton, designer Kevin Christiana, actress Laverne Cox, DJ Corey Craig, model Isis, Randy Jones (Village People), model Jonathan LeDee, LOGO's Jonathan D. Lovitz, actress Lauren LoGiudice, designer Chris March, Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN's Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell), comedian Bianca Del Rio, columnist Naughty but Nice Rob, comedians Ben Harvey & Dave Rubin, Emperor XX Vanity Society & Empress XXV Pepperica Swirl, fashion designer Deryck Todd, stylist Derek Warburton.
Vocal sensation Shontelle in a spectacular live performance of her hit songs, ‘Impossible,' ‘Perfect Nightmare' and ‘Say Hello to Goodbye.'
Cast members from LOGO's RuPaul's Drag Race: Bebe Zahara Benet, Carmen Carrera, Sahara Davenport, India Ferrah, Mimi Imfurst, Manila Luzon, Stacy Layne Matthews, and Yara Sofia.
Cast members from LOGO's The A-List: New York: Reichen Lehmkuhl, Ryan Nickulas, Derek Saathoff, and Rodiney Santiago.
FornabaioVoss Events Inc. is the leading gay nightlife and promotion company in New York City. Our events are considered the place-to-be for New York's gay in-crowd and attract thousands every week. Our parties and special events take place at some of the city's most exclusive venues, are known for frequent celebrity sightings and play home to New York's gay elite. www.FVevents.com
GLAAD amplifies the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality. www.glaad.org.
Kelli Killoren Bensimon & TJ Kelly. Photo Credit Andrew Werner
Rodiney Santiago, Lance Bass, Reichen Lehmkuhl. Photo Credit Andrew Werner
Isis. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Ramona Singer. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Lance Bass. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Laverne Cox. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Simon van Kempen & Alex McCord. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Ramona Singer & Alex McCord. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Ben Harvey & Dave Rubin. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Bianca Del Rio & Logan Hardcore. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Jonathan D. Lovitz. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Brandon Voss & Tony Fornabaio. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Lisa Lampenelli. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Derek Warburton. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography
Shontelle. Photo Credit: Peter Lau Photography