The Latino GLBT History Project will celebrate Hispanic Heritage & LGBTQ History months in September and October 2014 with a series of events and an exhibit in the nation’s capital celebrating the contributions of LGBTQ Latinas and Latinos--Celebrating 5 Years of "Héroes Latinos LGBTQ" photo exhibition. Please join us for one or more of the following events. To purchase TICKETS and for SPONSORSHIP information, please click here. More event information coming soon. Below is information from 2013.

LHP Community Celebration & Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off

Wednesday September 18th
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library, 3160 16th St. NW

The Latino GLBT History Project will host the breathtaking Héroes Latinos LGBTQ exhibition, which showcases more than 20 LGBTQ Latino/a community members through black and white photographs by Kevin Kenner and their brief biographies. The exhibit will be on display from September 15 to October 15, 2013 at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library, 3160 16th St. NW, Washington, DC. For library hours go to

LHP exhibit co-chairs LHP Vice President Esther Hidalgo and LHP Founder Jose Gutierrez invite you to join us for an opening reception on September 18th with light appetizers, good company and special remarks by community leaders. This is a free event and is open to all members of the community.  

Before God We 

Are All Family Film

October 1st:  HRC & LHP host a Premiere of “Before God We Are All Family”  at Gala Hispanic Theatre. 6:00 p.m. Reception and 7:00 p.m. Film Screening & Panel. FREE with RSVP. Bilingual English & Spanish.

Reception Honoring 
Dave Montez
October 11th 
5:00PM - 7:00PM
1126 16th Street NW, DC
Wine & Cheese Reception
Héroes Latinos LGBTQ Photo Exhibit Preview
Celebrating LGBT History Month & National Coming Out Day
8th Annual Hispanic LGBTQ Heritage Awards Reception

Friday September 27, 2013
6:30 - 9:00 PM 
Human Rights Campaign Equality Forum, 1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW

Please join 100 LGBTQ Latinas, Latinos and ally movers and shakers from national and local non-profit, government and corporate sectors for our annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage and LGBTQ History months and a benefit for the Latino GLBT History Project. This event is an important opportunity to celebrate LBGTQ Latino activism, support the Latino GLBT History Project, reflect on our accomplishments over the past year and honor LGBTQ Latinos who have made outstanding contributions our movement.

A reception with hors d'oeuvres by QCaterers and entertainment will follow the awards ceremony honoring our LGBTQ Latino leaders featuring emcee Maria Cardona, CNN Contributor. The evening will include a preview of new inductees into LHP's Héroes Latinos LGBTQ photo exhibit. The event co-chair is Jeremiah Perez, Associate, Latinovations, Dewey Square Group.

2013 Honorees

Candy Cintron, El Zol Radio 107.9fm 

Gladys Gonzalez, Transgender Youth Program Leader, '¡Empodérate! of La Clínica del Pueblo

Roxana Olivas, Director, Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs


2013 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor: DC Mayor's Office on Latino Affairs

Gold Sponsor: DC Office of Human Rights

Silver Sponsors: Brother Help Thyself, DC Mayor's Office of GLBT AffairsLeague of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)National Gay and Lesbian Task ForceHuman Rights Campaign

Bronze Sponsors: Casa de Maryland, Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library

Reception Hosts: Human Rights CampaignBarefoot Wine & BubblyMilagro TequilaHendrick's Gin & Reyka Vodka.

Partners: ¡Empodérate! of La Clínica del PuebloGLOV DCGrupo Dignity Latino Washington, Identity, Reel AffirmationsMetropolitan Community Church Washington DC Spanish Ministry, Trans-Latina Coalition, Fuego, Mestizas, Latin Soul Productions, Rumba Latina, Armando Valentino Graphic Design

2013 Padrino & Madrina Hosts

Manuel Diaz-Ramirez, Ingrid Duran & Catherine Pino, David Damian Figueroa, Letitia Gomez, Frankie Miranda, Lisbeth Melendez-Rivera & Lisa Emina Weiner-Mahfuz, Russell Roybal, Luis Torres & Thomas Nasvytis

2013 Host Committee Members

Martin Garcia, Earl Fowlkes, Sergio Lopez, Paul Marengo, Michael Martinez, Helen Melton, Raul Olivo


General Ticket - $30

- 1 General Admission ticket

Host Committee Ticket - $60 
- Name in printed materials 
- 1 ticket

Padrino & Madrina Host Committee
Tickets - $150
-Name on e-invitations
-Name in printed materials 
- 2 tickets

Community Scholarships
-Student & Low Income Tickets Available
-Apply here.

Bronze Sponsor - $250
- Logo in printed program booklet & PowerPoint
- Link from event website
- 2 tickets

Silver Sponsor - $500
-Logo in program booklet & PowerPoint at event

- Half page ad space in program
- Link from event website
- 2 tickets

Gold Sponsor - $1,000
- Company name mentioned during program
- Logo placement in e-promotional materials
- Full page ad in program booklet
- Featured logo placement in Program Book & PowerPoint
- Link from event website
- 4 tickets

Platinum Sponsor - $2,000
- Company name & representative mentioned during the program
- Featured logo and web link in two event promotional emails
- Logo placement on printed promotional materials 
- Full page ad in program booklet & PowerPoint
- Premier Logo placement in PowerPoint & Program 
- Link from event website
- 8 tickets