Save the Date - ( Apologies, as we had to change the date)
4th annual Bronx LGBTQ and Allies Awards
June 25th, 2014
- Call for Nominations
Boogie Down Pride with the support of the Bronx Borough President office of Ruben Diaz J.R. will present the fourth annual Bronx LGBTQ and Allies Awards, an Appreciation and Acknowledgement, on Wednesday, June 4th, 6pm at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
Our theme: Reinventing Pride in the Bronx
Please submit your nomination by the April 15th to firstname.lastname@example.org
Email only, please.
Eligibility: One or more
1. Work in the Bronx with LGBTQ
2. Live in the Bronx as LGBTQ or ally
3. Or originally a Bronx native who is active in the LGBTQ community ( The deceased included)
Include your name and contact information
and the nominee's name and contact information
with your reason for honoring this person.
Send us any significant links that will help us with the research and selection.
We have a great response every year. All of the nominees for 2011, 2012 and 2013 are rolled over and are still on the list this year. We will compile the list of nominees for all to vote online.
Honorees will represent the diversity of the Bronx LGBTQ community and allies.
Boogie Down Pride, and Brainpower are organizing the event. Joining the planning committee are representatives of Fordham University, Lehman College, Hostos Community College, BOOM!Health, SACHR, the LGBTQ Community Services Center of The Bronx, Inc, Community Healthcare Network, Bronx Community College.
Light refreshments, food, community resource information, entertainment.
MC: Tyra A. Ross
Brainpower Superhero Project for homeles LGBT youth,
Ray Felix: Cup O Java Studio
We will honor our LGBTQ activists, artists, and allies, alive and deceased, who have worked tirelessly to end violence and stigma against LGBTQ people in the Bronx, who challenge discrimination and raise consciousness. Unsung heroes have stood up for our borough, and now it's our turn to honor valiant efforts, and to remember that the struggle for equality continues. We will send our message and we will show our pride.
All of you, LGBTQ and allies, you know who has made a difference and fought for our community. Come out and show your pride.
Our 2013 honorees will present the awards:
Elton Lowery [Youth-4-SVA, Stonewall Veterans’ Association]
Ray Felix [BronxHeroes ComicCon]
Sage Rivera [CDC]
Savannah Hornback [Community HealthCare Network]
SoJourner McCauley [BOOM!Health]
Tamra Jackson wife of the late Rev Wenzell Jackson [Mount Hermon Baptist Church, Community Board 4]
Bronx Pride Coalition
Stuart Appelbaum, [Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union]