Tag Archives: Mitchell Gold

Furniture Magnate Mitchell Gold Denounces North Carolina’s Hate Law On CNBC’s Closing Bell [VIDEO]

Yesterday furniture magnate Mitchell Gold, co-founder of the national chain of upscale home furnishings outlets, appeared on CNBC’s Closing Bell to eloquently denounce North Carolina’s hate law. Watch this below. Gold is also a well-known activist, having in 2006 founded the pro-LGBT religious group Faith In America.

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LGBT Religious Group Faith In America Denounces North Carolina Law: It’s Transphobia, Plain And Simple

The LGBT religious group Faith In America gets to the core of North Carolina’s hate bill: Yet again, the religious right has hijacked religious narratives to justify their anti-LGBT bigotry. Ill-informed and misguided religious beliefs are being used against the transgender community in North Carolina. “North Carolina revoked a basic human right for their transgender community — to use public ...

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LGBT Group Faith In America Issues Plea To Pope Francis In Full-Page NY Times Ad:
Stop Condemning Homosexual Acts

The LGBT group Faith In America today published a full-page open letter to Pope Francis in the New York Times. The letter was written by Ali Forney Center head Carl Siciliano and financial assistance was provided by furniture maker Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. Your Holiness, I write to you as a Roman Catholic, a former Benedictine monk and as ...

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LGBT History Museum Proposed For DC

Furniture mogul Mitchell Gold and his husband have proposed a national LGBT history museum for Washington DC. They’ve already started collecting items. There are protest signs from demonstrations nationwide. There is a filmstrip of a 1970 gay pride parade in New York, which Gold serendipitously found buried in a case of gay porn contributed by the Museum of Sex. (“You ...

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Mitchell Gold Vs. Peter Sprigg

Family Research Council spokesdouche Peter Sprigg, who has publicly called for recriminalizing homosexuality and for “exporting” gay Americans to other countries, is given airtime by Fox News in a debate with activist Mitchell Gold about California’s newly approved LGBT history bill.

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REMINDER: Ali Forney Center’s Annual Fundraiser Dinner Is This Thursday

True Blood’s Denis O’Hare hosts the Ali Forney Center’s “A Place At The Table” fundraising dinner gala this Thursday in New York City, where the honorees include furniture mogul/activist Mitchell Gold and a certain “perverted atheist leatherman blogger.” Get tickets here. If you can’t attend, please consider making a contribution to the Ali Forney Center’s desperately needed work for homeless ...

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October 7th In NYC: Ali Forney Center’s
“A Place At The Table” Annual Benefit

The Ali Forney Center, NYC’s homeless shelter for LGBT youth, will be holding their annual “A Place At The Table” benefit gala dinner on October 7th at 91 Horatio Street in the West Village. Get tickets here. This year’s host is openly gay Tony winning actor Denis O’Hare, whom you may best know as True Blood’s vicious vampire, Russell Edgington. ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the publisher, today’s Swag Tuesday offering is Crisis, the new anthology edited by out furniture mogul Mitchell Gold. Subtitled 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing Up Gay In America, the anthology contains essays from major gay activists and politicians to midwestern teens and out clergy. A mental health crisis faces American ...

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