Monday, October 28, 2013

Fabulous Nancy to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor

Pelosi Poses at Recent Democrat Fundraising Event
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Baltimore native, will next month receive a "lifetime achievement award for her longtime dedication to the LGBT  community and helping to overthrow the shackles of societal oppression unseen since the days of slavery.

According to the
Baltimore Sun the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore is giving Pelosi the award at its inaugural "Hometown Hero Awards & Champagne Brunch" on Nov. 17 in Baltimore, an event it expects some 500 people to attend. Matt Thorn, executive director of the GLCCB, said in a statement that Pelosi's “unending support for our community and commitment for equality make her the perfect choice for our lifetime achievement award."

Pelosi, in her own statement, said it is "a great privilege for me to come home to Baltimore and celebrate the progress we've made in the fight for equality."