SPEAKOUT Inc. held its inaugural Black-Tie Gala, “ AM Awards in the heart of Washington D.C. on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at the renowned Hamilton Hotel.
The spectacular evening featured a performance by Avery Wilson and special appearances by Amiyah Scott, Jack Mizrahi, Sampson Mccormick – and sounds by DJ Jash Jay.
SpeakOut, Inc. Full List of Evening Honorees at the stellar awards celebration included Jensen Atwood, Alliance Award, Keith Boykins, Lifetime Achievement Award, George M. Johnson, Outstanding Writer of Achievement Award, Octavius Terry, Ambassador of Fashion Award, Pastor Adalphie Johnson, Revolutionary Leadership Award, Gerald Garth, Cultural Influencer Award, Twiggy Garcon, Humanitarian Award, Marissa Miller, Trailblazer of Excellence Award, Philaye, Influencer of Excellence Award, Dr. Walter Lundy Jr., Appreciation Award and Gay Professional Men of Color, Vanguard Award.
“I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of love from the evening’s honorees, guests, and attendees. Our inaugural year will always remain a special moment in time, forever solidified in Speak Out’s history. I look forward to many more years of celebrating the achievements of those trailblazing a path for anyone identifying as LGBTQ+ or an ally.” shares Speak Out Executive Director, Antonio Driver.
For additional information on Speak Out visit SpeakOutUSA.org.
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