The Biggest LGBT Names In Media Hit New York For One-Night-Only Fete

The Biggest LGBT Names In Media Hit New York For One-Night-Only Fete

“Headlines & Headliners” brought together some of the biggest LGBT names in the media industry.

Reporters, editors and broadcasters from all realms of the media industry gathered at the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams furniture showroom in New York City on March 31 for “Headlines & Headliners,” the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association’s (NLGJA) yearly benefit.

Now in its 21st year, the annual event was co-hosted by ABC News’ Gio Benitez and ESPN Senior Writer & ABC News Contributor LZ Granderson. Both men were in a jovial mood all night, and for good reason: they’ll each be getting married to their respective partners over the next few months. 

NBC News’ Tamron Hall, CNN’s Don Lemon and CBS News’ Contessa Brewer were among the many revelers who at the event. Mara Schiavocampo of ABC News and Jeff Rossen were also in attendance.

Those who stuck around until the end of the night were treated to a special performance by , who is currently understudying the role of Small Alison in the smash Tony-winning Broadway musical, “Fun Home.”

Check out some photos from the festivities below:


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
Gio Benitez and Tommy DiDario


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
Don Lemon, Poppy Harlow and LZ Granderson.


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
Poppy Harlow, Javi Morgado, LZ Granderson and Mitchell Gold


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
Gio Benitez, LZ Granderson, Javi Morgado, Jen Christensen and Adam Paulus


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
Don Lemon and Jen Christensen.


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
Gio Benitez, Mitchell Gold and Don Lemon.


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
LZ Granderson and Javi Morgado


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
Raphael Miranda


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
Richard Quest


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
Holly Crenshaw, Jen Christensen, Javi Morgado and Adam Pawlus.


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
Jen Christensen, Javi Morgado and Adam Pawlus


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
LZ Granderson and Don Lemon


NLGJA/Anthony Morrison Photography
LZ Granderson

Source: By Curtis M. Wong Senior Editor, HuffPost Queer Voices
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