CLIK Magazine, the nation’s Black gay magazine has begun to accept nomination for their first annual awards ceremony, the Elite 25.

CLIK Magazine will celebrate and recognize 25 individuals, through their everyday lives, talents, causes, and campaigns, have paved the way for the enhancement of the Black same-gender loving community.

“Gays and lesbians prove to the rest of the world that they are significant contributors to all of society and their accomplishments deserve recognition,” said CLIK publisher Dwight Powell.  “This has been a long time in the making and we are looking forward to celebrating each other and recognizing those whose achievements would have been otherwise overlooked.”

The event will take place in Atlanta, Georgia at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Saturday, November 25, 2006.

Nominations are being accepted in ten categories: (1) Television -Actors, producers, directors, writers, etc. (2) Performance Art – Dance, theatre, male/female illusionists, etc. (3) Music – Singers, songwriters, composers, producers, etc. (4) Film – Actors, producers, directors, writers, etc. (5) Visual Arts – Photographers, painters, sculptors, designers, etc. (6) Books – Fiction & non-fiction authors, etc. (7) Media – Publishers, editors, journalists, reporters, etc. (8) Community Service – Agency directors, HIV/AIDS CBOs, etc. (9) Business – Outstanding businesses, promoters, promotions groups etc. (10) Politics – Activists, politicians, etc.    

CLIK here to cast your vote!