South Florida supporters of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force gathered Tuesday evening at the Shore Club hotel for a kick-off reception in advance of this year's 16th annual Miami Recognition Dinner on Oct 16 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel.
This year's honoree on Oct. 6 will be attorney Elizabeth Schwartz, right with her longtime partner, journalist Lydia Martin, at the reception.
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Click here to view more pictures from the reception. All photos by STEVE ROTHAUS / Miami Herald Staff.