Spirit of Stonewall Awards

Every year, San Diego Pride accepts nominations from the community for the annual presentations of the Spirit of Stonewall Awards. The awards recognize individuals who contribute significantly to the LGBT community through their leadership, activism, and fundraising efforts.

The awardees are recognized at the Spirit of Stonewall Rally.

When: Friday, July 14, 2017
Where: To Be Announced

Nominations are open through February 28, 2017. Please take a moment to put forward someone from our community that inspires you the most! Award categories are as follows:

Community Grand Marshal: An individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the LGBT community over an extended period of years with consideration to service to San Diego Pride.
Champion of Pride: An individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the LGBT community over an extended period of years and/or has made an exceptional contribution in the past year.
Friend of Pride: An individual who does not identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, but who has stalwartly supported the LGBT community over an extended period of years and/or has made an exceptional contribution in the past year.
Stonewall Service Award: A group or organization which may or may not identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, but which has stalwartly supported the LGBT community over an extended period of years and/or has made an exceptional contribution in the past year.
Stonewall Philanthropy Award: A group or organization which may or may not identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, but which has diligently raised funds to support the LGBT community over an extended period of years and/or has made an exceptional contribution in the past year.
Inspirational Couple: A couple whose love and commitment embodies the humanity our community.
Community Service: An individual who is recognized as an up-and-coming leader within the community or whose contribution to the community in the past year was of particular significance.