Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against
Defamation (GLAAD) Media Award nominee Lady Gaga will host an event
to benefit four regional gay marriage groups this weekend.
Hands Up for Marriage Equality benefit will take place on
Saturday, January 16 at Club Worship inside the House of Blues at the
Showboat Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City.
Proceed will benefit four regional gay
rights organizations advocating for marriage equality: The
State Pride Agenda, Garden
State Equality and Equality
“I am honored to be able to continue
to raise awareness and money for this cause and these outstanding
organizations,” Lady Gaga said in a statement. “Organizations
like these are in the trenches every day working on behalf of all of
us whether you are LGBT or straight.”
“Equal and full civil rights are
supposed to be for all of us,” she added.
The benefit begins at 10PM –
immediately following Lady Gaga's Atlantic City concert – and will
feature the music of DJ's Micheal Decero and Vito Fun.
Showboat Casino and Hotel is offering a
special nightlife room rate for attendees, click
here to check availability.