hrc palm springs garden party

A Garden Party to Remember

More than 800 people attend the annual HRC Palm Springs Garden Party. This year’s Advocate for Equality Award recipients speak up on the power of unity and the importance of raising awareness on key issues.


The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) remains the nation’s largest LGBTQ advocacy organization with more than 2 million members. Locally, significant reminders of the importance of human rights are clearly visible, such as the annual HRC Palm Springs Garden Party. This edition marks the 18th year for the elaborate event (Nov. 4), and it celebrates local agents of change with The Advocate


‘Arrow’ Actor Hits the Mark

John Barrowman, — the Dark Archer — to receive Visibility Award at HRC Garden Party in Palm Springs.

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As the events unfolded Oct. 8 that ended with the deaths of Palm Springs police officers Jose Gilbert Vega and Lesley Zerebny, John Barrowman, was among the people paying respects at the memorial that formed in front of the Palm Springs Police Department. The officers were gunned down while responding to a domestic disturbance call about 500 yards from Barrowman’s