Heritage, History and Activism
The Latino GBLT History Project will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month & LGBT History months in September and October 2012 with a series of events in the nation’s capital honoring the History, Heritage and Activism of LGBTQ Latinos. Events will include a film screening at the George Washington University, a special reception and charla with LGBT Latino activist Roland Palencia and a historical exhibition and the 7th Annual Hispanic LGBTQ Heritage Awards Reception.
7th Annual Hispanic LGBTQ Heritage Awards Reception
Date: Friday, October 19, 2012 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Please join us for our annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage and LGBT History months and a benefit for the Latino GLBT History Project. This event is an important opportunity to celebrate 25 years of LBGT Latino activism, support the Latino GLBT History Project, reflect on our accomplishments over the past year and honor LGBT Latinos who have made outstanding contributions our movement. This year, our event will take place at the Human Rights Campaign Equality Forum with a wine reception, appetizers and entertainment. Join 100 LGBTQ Latinas, Latinos and allied movers and shakers from national and local non-profit, government and corporate sectors.
2012 Honorees: Jocelyn Carrillo, Majestic, Catherine Pino, D&P Creative Strategies and Russell Roybal, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and a special tribute to Bamby Salcedo, Trans-Latina Coalition.
Madrina & Padrino Hosts
Manuel Cosme, Ingrid Duran, Esther Hidalgo & Connie Utada, Letitia Gomez, Ruben Gonzales, Lena Hernandez, Eddy Morales, Sergio López, Adam Luna, Joe Henríquez McNearney, Carlos Martin, Oskar Moran & Wilfredo Torres, Mautner Project, Lisbeth Melendez-Rivera & Lisa Emina Weiner-Mahfuz, Helen Melton, Jose Mendoza Silveiras, Frankie Miranda, Bill Moreno, Raul Olivo, David M. Pérez, Jacquelyn Puente, Boe Ramirez & German Roa, Jorge Andrés Soto
25 Años del Activismo
Digital Photo Exhibit will feature the Collections of...
Miguel Ayala, Ruby Corado, Wilson Cruz, Anthony Duarte, Francisco Duenas, Ingrid Duran & Catherine Pino, Empodérate Youth Center, La Clínica del Pueblo, Laura Esquivel, Anabel Evora, David Damian Figueroa, Jesse Garcia, Letitia Gomez, Ruben Gonzales, Dan Guerrero, Jose Gutierrez, Esther Hidalgo, Wilfred Labiosa, Arianna Inurritegui Lint, League of United Latin American Citizens, Omar Lopez-Jara, Carlos Marquez, David Martinez, Eddie Martinez, Lisbeth Melendez-Rivera, John Moya, Roger Ortiz, David M. Pérez, Samara Riviera, Alexa Rodriguez, Russell Roybal, Bamby Salcedo, Richard Zaldivar
To view a list of Latino GLBT History Project sponsors, click here. To download the 2012 Hispanic LGBTQ Heritage Awards Reception sponsorship opportunities package, click here. Email David M. Pérez at DPerez@LatinoGLBTHistory.org for more information on sponsorship opportunities.
Padrinos & Madrinas: We also invite you to become a "Madrina" or "Padrino" and commit to recruiting 5 friends to attend and celebrate with us 25 years of LGBT Latino activism! Your name will be listed on event invitations. Contact David M. Pérez at dperez@LatinoGLBTHistory.org for more information. Deadline for Madrina & Padrino Hosts or Host Committee Members to be printed in the program is 6:00 p.m. ET on October 16, 2012.
Planning Committee: The Latino GLBT History Project Board of Directors, Advisory Committee Members and volunteers. If you are interested in serving on the planning committee, joining the host committee, sponsoring or volunteering for this event, please email DPerez@LatinoGLBTHistory.org.