Rainbow History Project honors 14 LGBT activists

Pride FlagsBY MICHAEL K. LAVERS
Washington Blade

The Rainbow History Project on Thursday will honor more than a dozen LGBT activists.

Those chosen as 2012 Community Pioneers include philanthropist Robert Alfandre, black lesbian rights activist Colevia Carter, One in Ten founder Keith Clark, Metro DC PFLAG founder Paulette Goodman, Latino LGBT History Project founder Jose Gutierrez, Federal GLOBE founder Len Hirsch, Susan Hester of the Mautner Project, transgender rights activist Jessica Xavier, Robert Miailovich of Dignity-Washington and same-sex marriage activist Bob Summersgill.

The Rainbow History Project will also pay tribute to Stefan Wade of the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League, D.C. Human Rights Commissioner Cade Ware, James Mercer of the BWMT Discrimination Response System and Larry Uhrig, former pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of Washington.

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