Category Archives: General

A Guest’s Journey: Chelsea Pines and New York Provide Balance

by Jeanne Barrett Jeanne Barrett is a devoted guest of Chelsea Pines Inn.  She was born and spent her childhood in Seattle, but grew up in all the most essential ways in NYC.  She has been a teacher of the … Continue reading

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Fay Jacobs: Chelsea Pines, Prom and Mame. We’ll Always Be Bosom Buddies!

by Fay Jacobs Fay is the author of author of three hilarious memoirs about lesbian life, politics and her beloved hometown Rehoboth Beach DE.  She is the Publisher and Managing Editor of A&M Books, a successor to the legendary Naiad … Continue reading

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Tom Viola: Positively 14th Street

by Tom Viola Tom Viola is the executive director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), the nation’s leading industry-based not-for-profit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization.  In 2010, Tom received a Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre.  BC/EFA presents several … Continue reading

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Michael Adams on SAGE and the Legacy of Ken Dawson

by Michael Adams Michael Adams is the Executive Director of SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders).  SAGE is the oldest and largest organization in the country providing services and advocacy for LGBT seniors.  SAGE’s programs directly serve thousands of … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin on Mrs. Madrigal and Chelsea Pines

Armistead Maupin is the author of nine novels, including the six-volume Tales of the City series, Maybe the Moon, The Night Listener, Michael Tolliver Lives, and, most recently, Mary Ann in Autumn. Three miniseries starring Olympia Dukakis and Laura Linney were made from the … Continue reading

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Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum of CBST Looks Back

by Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum Rabbi Kleinbaum serves as the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Simchat Torah and is regarded as one of the most important rabbis in America. The national Jewish weekly, The Forward , named her as one of … Continue reading

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LGBT Center Congratulates Chelsea Pines Inn; Reflects on Parallel Journeys

By Glennda Testone Glennda Testone is the Executive Director of the New York LGBT Community Center and is a leader in the field of social justice for women and LGBT people.  Testone joins The Center from The Women’s Media Center … Continue reading

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Our New(ish) Website

Thanks for visiting the website. We’ve just updated the entire website for those of you who are visiting us on your iPhone, iPad or whatever mobile device you’re using. If you’ve been to the site before, you’ll notice that the … Continue reading

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