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Image from the National LGBTQ Task Force's October 2022 Gala. Photo show a dimly lit ballroom full of hundreds of guests seated at their round tables and Jonathan Capehart speaking on the stage.

October 14, 2023

Tickets are Available for Our 50th Anniversary Gala!

Miami Beach, FL

You're invited to the premier annual celebration of South Florida’s LGBTQ+ community.

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About the National LGBTQ Task Force Gala

The National LGBTQ Task Force Gala is the premier annual celebration of South Florida’s LGBTQ+ community. The Gala is a night for LGBTQ+ people and their supporters to unite as a community, honor our heroes, and support the work of advancing equality for all LGBTQ+ people and their families. The event is produced by the National LGBTQ Task Force.

More about the event

2023 Gala

The image displays a poster for the National LGBTQ Task Force's Gala event. The event theme is Forever Strong Unapologetic Queer. The poster features a blue and gold background, with prominent text in the center that reads "National LGBTQ Task Force Gala" in gold on the blue background. Below the main text, there is additional text that reads "The 50th Anniversary of the National LGBTQ Task Force." This text is located on a gold rectangular block on top of a blue background. Towards the bottom of the image, there is a section with the text "Forever Strong Unapologetically Queer" displayed prominently on a blue background. This text is followed by "October Miami Beach Convention Center" written in smaller font. In the lower center of the image, there is a white feather displayed on a blue background. Another white feather can be seen at the top left corner of the image. Overall, the image showcases the details of the 2023 National LGBTQ Task Force Gala poster, with various text elements and visual elements displayed against a blue and gold background.

The theme for this year’s gala is Forever Strong, Unapologetically Queer. Our strength is in our ability to rise above adversity. The Task Force has been rising to the occasion for 50 years, with each unique feather in our wing playing an integral part. Our collective story speaks to the transformative nature of life, the importance of persistence and dedication, and the beauty of growth and discovery along the way.

Join the 2023 Gala Committee

Are you looking for a fun and meaningful way to support the LGBTQ+ community? Join the Task Force Gala’s 2023 Gala Committee! The Task Force Gala is a volunteer-driven organization, the Gala is planned and produced by a dedicated team of volunteers.

The Gala Committee meets throughout the year and uses their skills to promote and produce the event. Committee teams include Fundraising, Marketing, Auction, Journal, Volunteer Relations, Production, and Associated Events. Meetings occur an average of every 2-3 weeks, April–July, and every 1-2 weeks from August–October.

2023 Gala Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor
Alex & Bill Roedy
Bradley Carlson & Troy du Toit
Huizenga Family Foundation
Jorge García & Cesar Lourenço
Liebe & Seth Gadinsky
Roger Thomson and Jim Tyrrell
A person sings passionately into a microphone at the 2022 Task Force Gala.

Fund Local and National LGBTQ+ Initiatives

Support our social justice work and community partner organizations in South Florida with a donation through the Gala.