2013 Palm Springs Pride Honors Awards Nominations Open
Greater Palm Springs Pride has opened the nomination process for the 2013 Coachella Valley Pride Honors Awards. Each year a slate of Honorees are selected for their many contributions to the betterment of the greater LGBT Community. Palm Springs Pride seeks community support to find those most deserving of recognition.
Palm Springs Pride seeks individuals, groups, organizations or businesses that have positively contributed to the LGBT community in numerous ways. Past Honorees have included: gay rights pioneers, Morris Kight and Troy Perry; founder of Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt and legendary community activist, Cleve Jones; lesbian and gay rights advocates, Jean Harris and Ruth Debra; political activist and founder of the Imperial Court System, José Julio Sarria; creator of the rainbow flag, Gilbert Baker; youth leader Caleb Laieski and Viola Johnson, recognizing her four decades of activism and leadership in the leather community; Dr. Natalie Shemonsky, Marnie Hesson, Barbara Barrett and Sharon Doty, Andy Linsky, Arlene Rosenthal, Doug Hairgrove and Woody Wood, Rick Saputo, Meredith Miller & Carol Dunlap, Senator Sheila Kuehl, AIDS Walk, Prime Timers of the Desert, and the Metropolitan Community Church among many others. (photo by Bruce Howell. Hank Plante, 2012 Community Grand Marshal)
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