July 27, 2007
The Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund has announced the recipients of this year's West Coast Liberty Awards, to be held on October 2 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles. These awards recognize individuals and organizations that strive to empower the LGBT community and improve the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS.
According to a press release, the honorees will include Scottish actor Alan Cumming, philanthropist and technology entrepreneur David Bohnett, Episcopal minister Susan Russell, and the high-end hotel chain Hilton. The event will also recognize Lambda's executive director Kevin Cathcart for 15 years of service to the LGBT community. Actress and designer Honey Labrador will host the event.
Since 1973, Lambda Legal has served as one of America's most prominent LGBT civil rights organizations. With its 15th annual West Coast Liberty Awards, the organization celebrates a long history of groundbreaking legal precedents that have helped move the country toward greater equality.
Integrity will be posting the Lambda Legal press release and additional information when it becomes available.