May 3, 2019 at 12:09 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper
LGBT Fallen Heroes honored May 13
Fallen Heroes, gay news, Washington Blade
(Washington Blade file photo by Damien Salas)

LGBT Fallen Heroes Fund hosts CopCakes for a Cause 9, a wine- and dessert-tasting silent auction, at Uproar Lounge and Restaurant (639 Florida Ave., N.W.) on Sunday, May 12 from 5-8 p.m. 

There will be wine, soda, cupcakes and desserts from D.C. bakeries. Full cash bar will be open. Tickets are $25. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the LGBT Fallen Heroes Fund. 

LGBT Fallen Heroes Fund holds the LGBT Fallen Heroes Memorial Service in the theater at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery (2 Memorial Ave., Arlington, Va.) on Monday, May 13 from 2-5 p.m. 

Stories of fallen LGBT heroes will be read aloud by volunteers. Then the heroes’ significant others will receive the flags that were flown over the Capitol in their honor and a commemorative portrait to serve as reminder of their loved one’s service. The memorial service takes place before the Candlelight Vigil for National Police Week. 

For details, visit facebook.com/lgbtfallenheroesfund.

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