Summer GLAAD Events - Have Fun & Support Our Work With NYC Housewives, PTown "beachBums" and Top Chefs!

Worried that your fun-filled summer is coming to an end? - Think again! Close your summer in style at one of  GLAAD’s upcoming events to celebrate and benefit GLAAD’s work! WebGLAAD Provincetown August 18, 2009 Planning to relax poolside in Provincetown during Carnival Week? Join GLAAD at the 4th Annual Provincetown “beachBums” event! Held on August 18, 2009 at The Crown & Anchor, GLAAD will treat you to a live aussieBum fashion show, entertainment from the legendary – and hilarious - Miss Richfield 1981, and GLAAD’s exclusive “SPF” (Stars Promoting Fairness) Celebrity Swimwear Auction where you can bid on swimwear signed by some of Hollywood’s biggest names including Elton John to benefit GLAAD’s culture changing work! Presented by Absolut, the Crown & Anchor, aussieBum hancockpark1Los Angeles Event: GLAAD Hancock Park – Top Chef Invasion If you are a food fanatic, then GLAAD Hancock Park is the event for you! GLAAD invites you to join us on August 23, 2009 at the home of Tim Corrigan to enjoy a chef challenge from special guests and openly gay chefs Jamie Lauren and Richard Sweeney, stars of Bravo Television’s Top Chef. In celebration of GLAAD’s work, GLAAD will provide live entertainment from the Dangerous Muse, DJ Joe Gauthreaux, and Bailey featuring BOOM KITTY. In addition, Los Angeles area restaurants will be promoting their food specialties, and guests can participate in a food centric silent auction. Presented by American Airlines, Barefoot Wine, Bravo Television, and Skyy Vodka manhattan1New York City Event: GLAAD Manhattan Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to meet our celebrity guests including Jill Zarin & Countess LuAnn de Lesseps (the Real Housewives of New York City), Jane Krakowski (30 Rock), Michael Urie (Ugly Betty), Model Ronnie Kroell, and Comedian Lisa Lampanelli! manhattan2 Join us for GLAAD Manhattan’s Venice Beach themed event held on August 25, 2009, at 230 Fifth 20th Floor Roof Top Garden. Invite friends and family to enjoy a special Andrew Christian swimsuit show in addition to face painting, caricature artists, psychics, balloon artists, and a gorgeous view. Presented by Bacardi, Delta; Event Partners: Barefoot Wine and Prudential