Radial Cafe owner Frank Bragg announced at the meeting that Radial has plans to expand as well to be open for dinner which will include a bar. A representative from Actor’s Express said much help is needed to raise $50,000 in one month to try to save the very gay-friendly theater.
Also speaking was Rebecca Isaacs, executive director of the Equality Federation, a national organization of state-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy organizations.
Linda Ellis, executive director of ALHI, a close friend of Phillip Rush, noted that Feb. 25 was the birthday of the longtime activist who is the namesake of the center. Rush died in April 2009.