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GAY MEN'S HEALTH CRISIS (GMHC) Hosts Fall Gala Just Announced: Javier Muñoz To Present Corey Johnson




Joan H. Tisch (in memoriam), presented by Michael Douglas


Hon. Corey Johnson, Speaker, NYC City Council, Presented by Javier Muñoz


Phill Wilson, Founder, Black AIDS Institute


Pride Media (Nathan Coyle, CEO), presented by Billy Porter


With a tribute to the Time's Up Movement featuring Julianne Moore


Plaza Hotel Grand Ballroom


Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 6:30PM 

WHO: GMHC CEO Kelsey Louie, Michael Douglas, Julianne Moore, Billy Porter, Javier Muñoz, Jonathan and Lizzie Tisch, Larry Kramer, Jason Wu, Roberta A. Kaplan (Board Co-Chair) and Rachel Lavine, Michael C. Harwood (Board Co-Chair) and Theo Dorian, Jon Mallow and Brian Jones, Ted Ackerman and Geremy Kawaller, David S. Boger, Peter De Staebler and Timothy S. Martin, Julie Fink and Katie Aylwin, Ari Ginsburg and Ryan Zanin, Joe Hall and Martin Dagata, Geoffey Hoefer and Thomas Wei, Osvaldo Perdomo, Larry Mass, and Joy Tomchin.

WHAT: Gay Men's Health Crisis' (GMHC) Annual Gala, celebrating its greatest supporters and advocates leading the fight to end AIDS. The evening will honor longtime trustee Joan H. Tisch (in memoriam) with the inaugural Joan H. Tisch Award for Community Service and Philanthropy, presented by Michael Douglas; New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnsonwith the Larry Kramer Activism Award, presented by Javier Muñoz; Black AIDS Institute Founder Phill Wilson with the Judith Peabody Humanitarian Award; and publishing company Pride Media (OUT, The Advocate) with the Corporate Impact Award, presented by Billy Porter. Additionally, there will be a special tribute to the Time's Up Movement, presented by GMHC Board Co-Chair Roberta A. Kaplan and Julianne Moore.

GMHC's signature gala fundraising event has raised millions of dollars since the organization's founding 36 years ago. The event will welcome 400 high-profile friends, supporters, and philanthropists who are helping the agency lead the fight to end AIDS, while also raising funds for care services for 13,000 men, women, and families living with and affected by HIV and AIDS; HIV testing and prevention programs; and public policy work at all levels of government.
WHERE: The Plaza Hotel, Fifth Avenue and 58th Street, New York City
WHEN: Tuesday, October 9, 2018; cocktails & hors d'oeuvres from 6:30PM, dinner & award presentations at 7:30PM



Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is the world's first HIV/AIDS service organization. GMHC is on the front lines providing services to over 13,000 people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Programs include: testing, prevention, nutrition, legal, supportive housing, mental health and substance use services. GMHC also advocates for stronger public policies at the local, state and federal levels with the goal of ending AIDS as an epidemic. For more information, visit