The honorees for this year pride are Jane Velez-Mitchell – Person of the Year Award, Nadia Sutton – Morris Kight Lifetime Achievement Award, Best in Drag Show – CSW Special Community Award, HONOR PAC – CSW Special Community Award, Guy Baldwin – Berman/Schaffer Award, Bamby Salcedo – Connie Norman Award, Ari Ruiz – Outstanding Youth Leader Award, Sheryl Lee Ralph – George Moscone Award, Reverend Dr. Neil G. Thomas – Harvey Milk Award, West Coast Singers – Pat Parker Arts Award, D.I.V.A. – Torie Osborn / Dick Michaels Media Award and M·A·C Cosmetics – The Sheldon Andelson Award.
“I can think of a better person more deserving then Jane to get this award. Congratulations Jane you are a light in this world and you do much to help make the world a better place.” said Fawn, dance hit recording artist.
LA PRIDE will held in the City of West Hollywood on June 11 through June 13, 2010.
About Christopher Street West:
Is a non-profit organization, Christopher Street West, is a leading partner in the advancement of rights and equality of the LGBT community. Led by professionally-driven, volunteer-based board members, Christopher Street West produces one of the largest Pride Celebrations in the United States with an expanding global presence reaching millions of people every year. For more information about the LA PRIDE Parade and Festival visit http://www.lapride.org
Photo Courtesy of FFD Images for Diversity News (C) 2010.