Past Honorees


The following have been recognized for their contribution to advancing full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. Thank you!

1997

Greg Baldwin
City of Miami Beach
Ruth Shack

1998

Dennis Edwards & Mark Steinberg
Dave Lawrence
Mindy McNichols

1999

Martha Fugate
Liebe Gadinsky
Jorge Mursuli

2000

Billy Bean
David Treece
Rosemary Wilder
Cristina Saralegui
Elkin Zapata

2001

Edda Cimino
Rep. Richard Gephardt
Neisen Kasdin
Robert Rosenberg
Lisa Versaci

2002

Sen. Hillary Clinton
Lee Schrager

2003

Bacardi
Marleine Bastien
Dr. John Graves
Sir Ian McKellen
Terrence McNally
Damian Pardo

2004

Alicia Apfel
All Dade Human Rights Foundation and
Gay & Lesbian Foundation of South Florida grant recipients

2005

California Assemblyman Mark Leno
Richard C. Milstein
Spain’s President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero

2006

Julian Bond
Bob Cole
TWN

2007

Jerry Chasen
Leonard Pitts
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz

2008

Keith Boykin
Ilene Chaiken
Joan Schaeffer

2009

Steve Adkins
Lt. Dan Choi
Rev. James Trapp

2010

Cindy Brown
Alan Cumming
Commissioner Katy Sorenson

2011

Georg Ketelhohn
Ben Cohen

2012

Elizabeth F. Schwartz
Matt Foreman

2013

Joseph L. Falk
George Takei

2014

James G. Pepper
Kristin Beck

2015

Juan Bosco Talavera
Mary L. Bonauto

2016

Steve Rothaus
Seth Rudetsky & James Wesley