Early Bird BGW Gala Admission

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Early Bird BGW Gala Admission

50.00 75.00

Black, Gifted & Whole began as an award ceremony centered around celebrating and affirming Black gay men from all walks of life. We honored 8 Black gay men and unveiled our first-ever HBCU scholarship recipient, Jauan Durbin, to the media and to attendees. After taking a year off to focus on promoting and implementing our programmatic endeavors, we are now ready to host our 2nd Annual Scholarship Gala. This year, our theme is “Won’t You Celebrate With Me” and we intend to infuse as much Blackness and Queerness into this year’s gala as possible. Especially in today’s political climate, it is our duty to continue to celebrate our own, to uplift our own, and to recognize our own.

We want attendees to come out in their best formal wear, but keep it funky in sneakers.

The Black, Gifted & Whole 2017 honorees are;

Unapologetically Black Award:
Hari Ziyad (Editor-in-Chief of Raceb8ter, Deputy Editor Black Youth Project, Staff Writer AFROPUNK, Activist)

Undeniably Gifted Award:
Twiggy Pucci Garcon (LGBT advocate, runway trainer, and co-creator of award-winning Ballroom documentary KiKi)

BGW Award:
Kenyon Farrow (Award-winning writer and activist. Kenyon has spent the last 15 years working in social movements on campaigns and projects large and small, community-based, national and global in scope)

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