Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders will host its 31st annual Summer Party on Saturday, July 27th from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm in Provincetown, MA. Edie Windsor, plaintiff in Windsor v. United States – the case that successfully brought down DOMA at the Supreme Court – will be GLAD’s special guest, along with award-winning political humorist Kate Clinton who will be returning as auctioneer extraordinaire.
The Summer Party is a time to mingle with other GLAD supporters, enjoy the view of the harbor, chat with GLAD attorneys,  and hear GLAD’s Executive Director Lee Swislow talk about the exciting work ahead to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.
The live auction will feature tickets to a taping of The Daily Show, South African Safari, a Costa Rican vacation, a Virgin Islands trip, 10 Kimpton travel packages, plus restaurants, massages, and much more. The silent auction is now online, including a preview of live auction items:
The event features complimentary summer fare by Above & Beyond Catering, Ben & Jerry’s, Konditor Meister and ScottCakes. Cocktails will be provided by Bacardi, Barefoot Wines and Samuel Adams.
Children are welcome to attend at no charge and will enjoy a range of fun activities.
The Summer Party is held outside in the heart of Provincetown on the grounds of Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum at 1 High Pole Hill Rd Provincetown, MA 02657.
Tickets are $75 online, $85 on site, and $30 for students. Visit to purchase tickets and for more information.
Summer Party Committee Co-Chairs: Rob Compton & David Wilson, Gabby Hanna & Marcy Feller, Jeanne Leszczynski & Diane DiCarlo, Richard D. McCarthy & Gary Bailey LHD(h.c.) MSW ACSW, Scott Pomfret & Scott Whittier, Alix L. Ritchie & Marty Davis, Joseph M. Smith & Scott Popkowski. Host Committee Members: Ralph & Miriam Freidin, Gordon M. Gottlieb & Rob Krikorian, Craig Robbins & Eric Huang.