All Callen-Lorde sites will close at 4:15pm on Wednesday, November 25th and will remain closed through Saturday, November 28th.
Honoring the leaders and trailblazers in the fields of LGBT Health and Wellness, the Community Health Awards consistently draws hundreds of Callen-Lorde’s strongest friends and supporters. The evening includes a cocktail reception, banquet, awards presentation, entertainment, and inspirational speeches from community leaders. Join us as we bestow honors upon Jenna Wortham, Award-Winning Journalist for The New York Times; Karen Sauvigné, Longtime Callen-Lorde Supporter, and Former Board Chair; and Dr. Marci Bowers, Pioneer In The Field of Gender Confirmation Surgeries.
Past honorees include Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award and Emmy Award-winning playwright and activist Tony Kushner; tennis star and health advocate Martina Navratilova; Dr. Kevin Fenton, Director of the CDC’s Center for HIV/AIDS Prevention; actress and advocate Cynthia Nixon; Martin Markowitz, MD, of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center; law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP for their work in overturning the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA); New York City Council members Corey Johnson and Ritchie Torres; Division Head of Adolescent Medicine at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago & Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Robert Garofalo; Chris Mosier, athlete, coach, educator, and the founder of TransAthlete.com; Honorable Gustavo Rivera; & nationally recognized activist in the LGBTQ, women’s and children’s rights movements, Joy Tomchin; and Chase Strangio, Staff Attorney with the ACLU’s LGBT & HIV Project.
Estate of Edie Windsor & Thea Spyer and Judith M. Kasen-Windsor
Gerald J. Friedman Transgender Program for Health and Wellness at Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital
Edward Ackerman & Geremy Kawaller
National HealthCare Consulting
Shane S. Spicer, MD & Cristóbal Gutiérrez
APICHA Community Health Center
The Honorable Thomas Duane and Bruce Pachter
Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus
Fox Rothschild LLP
Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R
LGBTQ Focus Foundation/Women’s Pride in the Pines
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLC
Dr. Anastasios Manessis/ Endocrine Associates of West Village, PC
William Pagano, MD & Francois Bouchet
Wells Fargo Advisors/Judith M. Kasen-Windsor
Christopher Brand & Alexander Roque
Chase Not-For-Profit Banking
Diane D’Alessandro & Karen Sauvigné
Kimberly R. Drew
Dynamic Construction Services Inc.
James T. Evans, Ph.D., Esq.
Dr. Rosanne Leipzig & Ora L. Chaikin
Jeremy Schwartz, LCSW
ScribeAmerica, a HealthChannels Company
Stephanie Seremetis, MD & Ann Campbell, MD
John W. Baumgarten Architect, P.C.
Friends of Deborah Glick
Expense Reduction Analysts
Sarah L. Holland & Lauree Feldman
KinFolk Advanced Illness Nurse Practitioners
Dr. Navin C. Mehta, F.A.C.S, P.C.
Rossiter Financial Group
June & Michael Stafford
Lanita A. Ward-Jones & Rakiyah Jones, FNP-BC
in formation as of 11/5