Sunday, September 17, 2017

Los Angeles Equality Awards

Equality California honored actors Sharon Stone & Conrad Ricamora together with longtime LGBTQ allies & community advocates Laurie Hasencamp & Mike Lurey at its Los Angeles Equality Awards on Saturday, September 16th at the J.W. Marriott in L.A. U.S. Representative Adam Schiff delivered the keynote address. The evening was hosted by actress Kirsten Vangsness with comedy from comedienne Dana Goldberg. Academy Award nominee & Golden Globe winner Sharon Stone received this year’s Equality Activist Award. Stone has campaigned tirelessly for more than two decades on behalf of the LGBT community & people living with HIV. Rick Zbur, Executive Director of Equality California stated, “Sharon Stone has used her visibility as an actor to become an indefatigable ally of the LGBT community & of people living with HIV. She has been a powerful force for HIV research & against stigmatization of people living with HIV for more than 20 years. Her work helped support research that has led to the lifesaving HIV treatments available today.” Each year Equality California recognizes individuals & organizations who have made an impact on the movement to secure full & lasting equality for LGBT people at its annual Equality Awards a series of formal events held in San Francisco, San Diego, Palm Springs, Los Angeles & Sacramento. The Equality Awards are sponsored by AT&T, Gilead Sciences, La Crema, PG&E, Prophet, Sempra Energy & Southwest Airlines.
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