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Rainbow Key Awards

Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, June 14, Reception at 6:00pm, Ceremony at 7:00pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.

Since 1993, the City of West Hollywood has presented Rainbow Key Awards to those who have done outstanding work for the Gay and Lesbian community. The 2017 Rainbow Key Honorees are: Cleve Jones (former aide to Harvey Milk, author of When We Rise), JQ International (LGBTQ/Jewish organization); Eric Paul Leue (Mr. LA Leather 2014); LA Gay & Lesbian Chamber of CommerceMichaela Ivri Mendelsohn (Transgender activist, public speaker, and business leader); Jewel Thais-Williams (operator of Catch One, the now-legendary discothèque, where Latino and African American LGBT people were not subjected to prohibitive door policies); and Ruth Tittle (16-year member of the Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board). Location: West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd. Free Admission.