Stacy Lentz, LGBTQ Community Activist
President, CEO / Co-Founder - Stacy Lentz has been a prominent LGBTQ rights activist for over a decade and played a leading role in the rescue and renewal of the historic Stonewall Inn located in West Greenwich Village, New York City.
Lentz has dedicated herself to issues of equality and improving the lives of the diverse LGBTQ community and is currently a co-owner of the Stonewall Inn. She has participated in organizing hundreds of events and fundraisers for LGBTQ organizations such as GLAAD, Marriage Equality USA, the Hetrick-Martin Institute, HRC, The New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP), Sylvia's Place, Lambda Legal, SAGE and others. She has partnered with Heritage Of Pride (HOP) to help produce some of the largest events during HOP's annual NYC Pride Week which attracts over two million visitors to New York City from around the globe.
Over the years, Stacy Lentz has helped organize numerous rallies, marches and protests for LGBTQ equality. She has also appeared on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, NBC and various other news outlets as a spokesperson for gay rights and other issues impacting the LGBT community. For her work she has been honored by the Stonewall Community Foundation (not affiliated with The Stonewall Gives Back Initiative), and has received the Community Hero Award from The New York City Anti-Violence Project and Home Box Office (HBO). Finally, Lentz was recently knighted by The Imperial Court of New York.