By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com September 30 2009 12:05 PM ET


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Jersey housewife Dina Manzo, Bravo's Andy Cohen, and New York housewife Bethenny Frankel.

Housewivesfrom New Jersey and New York joined Bravo’s out head of original programming Andy Cohen and The Advocate to celebrate the launch of the magazine’s October issue.

Cohen appears on the cover with three of his housewives --Jersey’s Dina Manzo, New York’s Bethenny Frankel, and Atlanta’s NeNe Leakes. Frankel and Manzo attended the party, along with Cohen’s good friend and hubby to Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, actor Tate Donovan, Broadway’s John Benjamin Hickey, and a slew of famous faces from Bravo’s slate of reality shows.

The Advocate threw the event with help from Delta, Tanqueray, and the city of Amsterdam. Guests sipped specialty cocktails and posed for photos as they roamed throughout Manhattan’s famed Bogardus Mansion.







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Andy Cohen and Mark Consuelos

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Guests enjoying the party

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The Real Housewives of New York star Bethenny Frankel holding The Advocate

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Advocate contributor Dr. Frank Spinelli

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Out editor in chief Aaron Hicklin and Advocate editor in chief Jon Barrett

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The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Dina Manzo and Andy Cohen

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Guests enjoying the party

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Lisa Wu-Hartwell and Tabatha's Salon Takeover star Tabatha Coffey

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Guests enjoying the party

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John Bartlett, Andy Cohen, and Tabatha Coffey

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Miley Cyrus's "Party in the USA" Fire Island gays

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Mark Consuelos and party guest

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Guests getting their drink on

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Here! Media CEO Paul Colichman and Tate Donovan

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The Bogardus Mansion