Tag Archives: Networking

Party Pics: Visionaire World x We Are One+Together

We Are One+Together partnered with Visionaire World to kick of the Mr. Gay Syria initiative in order to secure asylum for the Mr. Gay Syria contestants, including financing legal aid as well as generating political and public support. These brave individuals chose to host a competition to illuminate urgent issues facing LGBTQ+ individuals in the Middle East. 

We hope to inspire our community to take a stand with the Mr. Gay Syria contestants in solidarity by signing our petition urging the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services to take swift action and accelerate the process of granting the five courageous contestants asylum.

We Are One+TogetherVisionaire World and Grindr present the premier of a short film, War Within (04.10 min)directed by Palestinian, Lebanese director Zaher Saleh as part of the We Are One+Together film seriesThe film tells a very personal story of a gay Muslim man’s struggle to reconcile his sexuality with his faith, his longing for acceptance from his family and his journey to love and accept himself. 

Visionaire World also showcased a short film inspired by the Mr. Gay Syria pageant starringCaroline Vreeland, Connie Flemming,, Elliott Sailors, Ladyfag, Maryna Linchuk, and Yara Sofia..

New Amsterdam Circle Benefit

Thursday, May 11, from 8 to 11 pm
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd St.

The Museum of the City of New York invites young professional New Yorkers to celebrate springtime at the Museum’s first ever New Amsterdam Circle Benefit party. The New Amsterdam Circle is a membership group for young professionals aged 25-40 who are interested in exploring and celebrating the vibrancy, diversity, and energy of the cultural capital of the world: New York City. Members get a first look at Museum exhibitions and attend exclusive events where they meet fellow New Yorkers who share similar interests in everything from architecture and design to graffiti and activism.

Guests Will Enjoy:

 Ø  DJ Yah Supreme spinning

Ø  Live music by Afro-beat band Armo (featuring members of Antibalas)

Ø  Real time portraits created by the artists of Drawn Together NYC & Lola Serano

Ø  Mixed drinks by New Amsterdam Vodka

Ø  Burgers and shakes from Harlem Shake

Ø  Authentic Neapolitan pizza by Neapolitan Express

Ø  Exclusive after-hours access to New York at Its Core, the first ever Museum exhibition to explore all 400 years of New York City history and offer an interactive look at the future


Festive attire
Ages 25-40
$75 for members
$100 for non-members

 Click here for more info.


Who’s Reading Next: ASPECTS OF LOVE with Jennifer Probst, Marcy Dermansky and John Reed

Tuesday, March 14 from 7 to 9 pm
Hotel Andaz at 75 Wall St

Bringing together a bestselling romance novelist, an award-winning literary novelist, and an experimental novelist who blurs lines among all genres from poetry to porn, the next Pen Parentis Literary Salon on Tuesday March 14th, 2017 at Andaz Wall Street (75 Wall, enter at Water) will delve into the various ways that writers address the topic of love. Three authors who write about love will be featured in a panel discussion moderated by Wai Look Award-winner Christina Chiu and Pen Parentis founding director M. M. De Voe. Readings by Jennifer Probst, Marcy Dermansky, and John Reed. Pen Parentis’ featured authors are parents – expect intimate discussion of real-world truths. You can rent tables and chairs at rent tables and chairs tempe az. Pen Parentis Literary Salons are a great place to meet book-loving neighbors as well as industry notables. Books will be vended for signings, or bring your own!


See more at http://www.penparentis.org/calendar/


Shipping and Marine Get-Together


Monday, March 14 from 6 to 9 pm
Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Ground Floor, Address Dubai Marina

This meet up brings together business leaders working within the Shipping & Marine industries in the UAE.

Meet Senior Level Professionals
In an Informal and Relaxed Environment
at USA’s #1 Fine Dining Steakhouse

Three-Course Steakhouse Meal
House beverages
300AED per person

NOTE: Pre-Registration is advised as there are a limited number of places

Click here to register