We will present five community-based awards recognizing important members of our community this year.
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José Roldan Jr, actor, playwright, producer
Joey Ruckus, Hip Hop & EDM vocalist
Neo Hall Richards, vocalist
Pissi Myles, drag entertainer
Frankie Allday, vocalist
LeeLee Heavenly, drag entertainment artist
Nicole Goodwin, spoken word artist
Jerico of the Angels, EDM vocalist
Christopher Murray, jazz/gospel vocalist
Isismariiee, youth drag entertainer
Alexa Dumont, Bronx-born & raised drag entertainer
Eve Black, Bronx-born & raised drag youth entertainer
Aaron Pfeiffer, NYC R&B vocalist
Spicky Hilton, vocalist and gender illiusionist
Rod Young, NYC-based vocalistSimply Rob, Bronx-based spoken word artist
Tym Moss, NYC-based vocalist
In addition to the performers who will entertain us, and we will have a number of guest speakers who will address the crowd for just a few minutes on topics as diverse as HIV, Suicide Prevention, LGBTQ History, Pride, and more.
Marilyn Abalos, activist, chair of the Greater NY Steering Committee for the Human Rights Campaign
Daniel Bauer, successor to Houdini, internationally-acclaimed escape artist, motivational speaker, and HIV activist.
CPT Tanya L. Domi (ret.), award-winning journalist, adjunct Professor at Columbia University, board president of GetEQUAL, vice-chair of the Global Action to Prevent War, director of media relations and spokesperson for The Graduate Center, CUNY, and deputy editor of The New Civil Rights Movement.
Kim Ford, an LGBTQ-right activist, founder of the Kitchen Table Giving Circle: A Black/African Descent Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Women Philanthropic Initiative, co-founder of the Black Lesbian Conference 2015: Beyond Bold & Brave – The Evolution of Our Community, and currently serves on the board of the Audre Lorde Project.
Leslie L. Smith, producer, writer, director
Local elected officials will return this year in a strong show of support. Who knows ... maybe we will have another impromptu a capella performance from Assemblymember Carmen Arroyo!
The following elected officials have confirmed their attendance at our pride event:
For full details, visit our event page: http://bronxpride2014.eventbrite.com/. You can also join the event on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/events/559875584095127/ and stay updated there.
Opportunities are still available for our 2014 Bronx LGBTQ Pride & Health Fair for vending and exhibiting in our event. Full details and pricing can be found at http://bronxpride2014.eventbrite.com/ or contact the pride committee chair, Peter C. Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org or 914-417-9579.