November 14, 2013 at 12:02 pm EDT | by Staff reports
Pelosi slated for Baltimore LGBT award
Gay News, Washington Blade, Nancy Pelosi

Hometown gal Nancy Pelosi will be back in Baltimore this weekend to accept an LGBT ally award. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland (GLCCB) hosts its “Inaugural Hometown Hero Awards and Champagne Brunch” honoring Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives (D-Calif.), at the Lord Baltimore Hotel (20 W Baltimore St., Baltimore) Sunday from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Pelosi, the first female Speaker of the House, is a Baltimore native. She will be honored for her commitment to equality for the LGBT community in Maryland. Carlton D. Smith, president of Baltimore Black Pride and HIV/AIDS activist and Catherine Hyde, longtime transgender coordinator for the Howard County Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, will also be honored.

Tickets are $125. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

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