May 23, 2019 at 8:34 am EDT | by Mariah Cooper
Pride awards get new name
Pride Honors, gay news, Washington Blade
Last year’s Pride Heroes Gala (Washington Blade file photo by Wyatt Reid Westlund)

Capital Pride Honors is at the Luce Foundation Center in the Smithsonian American Art Museum (800 G St., N.W.) on Friday, May 31 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The reception, formerly known as the Heroes Gala, takes place before the Countdown Pride Celebration Kick-Off Party. Capital Pride Honors will honor the individuals, leaders and activists who have supported the local LGBT population. This year’s heroes include Kimberley Bush, Rea Carey, Ben De Guzman, Martin Espinoza, Amanda Hackett and Tony Nelson. Tickets range from $60-75 and include complimentary cocktails, culinary tastings and admission to the Countdown Pride Celebration Kick-Off Party. 

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