Capital Pride organizers this week announced the recipients of their annual awards. Winners of the “heroes” awards are: Ed Bailey, longtime community volunteer, DJ and business owner; Barbara Lewis, an advocate for culturally competent healthcare since the 1970s; Darren Phelps, founding pastor of Bethel Christian Church D.C.; Jamie Raskin, Maryland state senator; and Margot Rosen, HRC’s director of membership outreach.
There are two recipients of the Engendered Spirit award: Consuella Lopez, a local activist, stylist, business owner and radio show host; and Hassan Naveed, co-chair of Gays & Lesbians Opposing Violence. The Bill Miles Award went to Jennifer Hall and the Larry Stansbury Award winner is Dignity/Washington. The winners will be honored at an event May 29. Visit capitalpride.org/heroes for details.