For three decades, Dr. Kilmnick has championed LGBTQ equality, pioneering initiatives nationwide. His organization established the first-ever LGBT youth prom, first-ever LGBT-affordable senior housing and first-ever LGBT Chamber of Commerce in suburbia, first-ever LGBT first-ever chartered and recognized Pride PTA in the nation, first-ever Pride Night with the Mets and Islanders and has been a stable, respected, recognized, and visible leader and spokesperson for countless battles to win equality and justice for the community.