09/26/2012 03:00 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

HuffPost Gay Voices Is Having A Birthday Party!

October 3rd marks a not only the first Presidential debate, but also something a really special: Our first birthday!

In the last year, you have become such a huge part of our lives. You've shared so much about yourselves and your passions with us and we're very grateful to have you as part of our family.

We're proud of what we've built here with you and now it's time to celebrate!

Join us on October 3rd, at the Stonewall Lounge. Watch the debates with us, play our drinking game and tell us what kinds of things you'd like to see us do in the next year. We'll be running a raffle to benefit homeless LGBT teens and there will be a few prizes.

If you're in town and you're interested in joining us, RSVP here: http://www.facebook.com/events/388160931257491/

For those of you not around, keep your eye on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram (@huffpostgayvoices) for photos, updates and shout outs. We'll be there. Celebrating. We hope you will be too, both on the 3rd and for the many years to come.