Hpim0852_1Last night, I accepted the Christopher Street West L.A. Pride Special Community Award at a reception given my the Mayor of West Hollywood.

Other honorees included NAACP’s Alice Huffman, Phill Wilson, executive director of the Black AIDS Institute, and Ella Matthews, publisher of Lesbian News.

L.A. Pride will officially kick off on Friday, June 9th in the City of West Hollywood and continue through Sunday. I will be riding in the parade on Sunday with my good friend Marquita Thomas of Out and About (pictured).  Also pictured friend Louisa.

For more info on L.A. Pride, visit www.lapride.org.