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2019 Community Leadership Awards & Gala
Thursday, June 13th
6:30pm – 11:30pm
26Bridge in DUMBO Brooklyn
Join us for our annual Community Leadership Awards and Gala. This year we are honoring three incredible individuals or organizations who have made a huge impact on the Brooklyn LGBTQ+ community.
Our 2019 Honorees are:
Abdul Muid, Ivey North
Abdul Muid is the founder and principal of Ivey North. A highly accomplished New York City real estate agent and native of New York City, Abdul has extensive, first-hand knowledge of the many neighborhoods comprising Brooklyn and Manhattan. He loves starting his day with a workout and ending it trying one of the city’s many new restaurants. Read more…
Ryann Holmes, bklyn boihood
Ryann has worked and lived in Brooklyn since 2006, and has been creating pathways of creativity, expression, beloved community, and love as wealth. Ryann has worked in every industry from retail to philanthropy, but found most happiness when creating cool things with talented friends. Ryann found joy and magic in being a part of queer, black culture in Brooklyn. Read more…
Ten years ago this year, dapperQ, one of the world’s most widely read queer style digital magazines, went live on the web. Dubbed GQ for the “unconventionally masculine,” dapperQ was among the first digital spaces to champion “menswear” for those traditionally under-served by mainstream menswear media and designers, and has since expanded to celebrate the full spectrum of queer style with its sibling project Hi Femme!. Read more…