Leading figures in New Jersey’s LGBTQ+ community: F – H


Braxton Fleming
Stealth Bros & Co. 

Founder and CEO of company that creates luxury dopp kits that provide travel and at-home personal storage for hormone replacement therapy and other medical necessities.


Joe Forte
N.J. Democratic LGBTQ Caucus

A veteran state employee, he is the vice chair of the N.J. Democratic State Committee LGBTQ Caucus.


Jeannine Frisby LaRue
The Zita Group

Veteran lobbyist, public affairs executive and policy strategist has been a legendary figure in Trenton — and the LGTBQ+ community — for decades.


Peter Frycki
Out in Jersey 

Serves as publisher of publication/site he founded two decades ago.


Christian Fuscarino
Garden State Equality 

A community organizer and founder of the Pride Network Serves, he also serves as executive director of the influential Garden State Equality.


Madeline Gale & Reubena Spence
LGBTQ+ Advisory Council at New Jersey Performing Arts Center

In addition to being co-chairs of the NJPAC group, Gale (right) and Spence both also are on the board of trustees for OUT Montclair.


Andrea Garcia

Co-founder and CEO of award-winning public relations and creative design agency in Weehawken, she also played a key role in helping to grow the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce.


Don Guardian
Assemblyman (R-Egg Harbor Twp.)

Former Democratic Mayor of Atlantic City now represents the second district of the Assembly.


Reed Gusciora
City of Trenton 

Longtime public official (he was first elected to General Assembly in 1996), he has served as the Democratic mayor of Trenton since July 2018.


Richard Helldobler
William Paterson University 

He just completed his fifth academic year as president of university.


Christopher Hillman
Hasbrouck Heights

A council member in Hasbrouck Heights since 2018, he will be the Democratic candidate for mayor.