Wednesday, August 11 2021

5:00 pm

Virtual Interactive Event

About the Event

We hope you can join us for this fabulous virtual event! We’ll celebrate recent victories, talk about the work ahead, win big at the live auction, and commemorate the powerful work of our honoree, Soup Kitchen in Provincetown.

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The virtual Summer Party on August 11 is a rescheduled event from the cancelled in-person event originally planned for Provincetown on July 24. Learn more.

Live captions will be provided.

Rainbow sandals on the beach. Text above: GLAD's 40th Annual Summer Party

Our online silent auction has been extended through August 7, so you have plenty of time to bid on exciting items like:

  • An Intake and Two Follow Up Sessions at Acupuncture for Everyone
  • A Full Year Membership in the Defender Wine Club from Equality Vines, or
  • “RBG” Portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Mirena Etcheverry

You will also be able to bid on three amazing live auction items:

  • A Getaway for Two to California Wine Country at Casa Secoyo
  • “Whale Song”, a one-of-a-kind painting by renowned artist, Kyle Ringquist
  • Adventure at the 5-Star Amangiri Resort in Canyon Point, Utah

Bid in the silent auction by August 7!

Featuring Celebrity Emcee Varla Jean Merman

Varla Jean Merman
Varla Jean Merman

About the honoree:

We are proud to honor Soup Kitchen in Provincetown (SKIP) for serving meals to those facing food insecurity throughout the pandemic, providing social services to Provincetown residents, and so much more. Read more about their fantastic organization here!

SKIP Soup Kitchen in Provincetown Logo

Host Committee
Jane Barber & Linda Rohler
Gordon Gottlieb & Rob Krikorian
Sarah Kaplan & Anita McGahan
Joyce Kauffman & Annie Weatherwax
Maria Lopez
Matt McGuirk
Alix Ritchie & Marty Davis
Katherine & Kimberly Weir

As of July 26, 2021

Already registered for the July 24 event?

We will honor all requests for Summer Party ticket refunds. If you have purchased a ticket to the event and would like to request a refund, please contact Mads Ouellette,, or leave a message at 617-778-6718.

If you would like to support GLAD’s mission of advancing LGBTQ equality by turning your ticket purchase into a fully tax-deductible donation, simply do nothing. And thank you!