Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts collaborated with the LGBT Network, hosting a networking event and comedy show on Saturday, October 22. Comedian Julia Scotti headlined the evening, which was preceded by the wine and cheese event organized by the LGBT network. which took place in the Bay Street lobby. The event aimed to foster a sense of community while celebrating the start of what hopes to be a long-term partnership between the two organizations.
“It has always been at the forefront of everything we do – programs and partnerships that strive to connect us to each other, to the widest swath of humanity possible,” said Bay’s chief executive. Street, Tracy Mitchell. “Everyone should feel at home on Bay Street.” Earlier this month, the Bay Street Theater joined the LGBT Network’s new LGBT Chamber of Commerce.
The LGBT Network is a leader in creating and implementing solutions to many of the greatest challenges facing LGBT people today – bullying in our schools, discrimination and harassment, lack of community and socialization, the disproportionate burden of HIV, unsafe workplaces, lack of housing and service options for LGBT older people, and a lack of LGBT-friendly and affirming community services.