Scene In Philly: Stonewall Awards Brunch 2024

Attendees applaud honorees during the 2024 Stonewall Awards Brunch.
Attendees applaud honorees during the 2024 Stonewall Awards Brunch. (Photo: Kelly Burkhardt)

As Pride festivities kicked off on June 2, PGN hosted its annual Stonewall Awards Brunch to honor local individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact on the community. AJ Hikes — the Deputy Executive Director for Strategy & Culture for the ACLU and the former Executive Director of the Philadelphia Office of LGBT Affairs — was the master of ceremonies while Sen. Bob Casey delivered a keynote address. Honorees included:

Community Ally: Bob Brady, Chairman of the Philadelphia Democratic Party

History Maker: Rue Landau, Philadelphia City Councilmember

Lifetime Achievement: Alba Martinez, Philadelphia Director of Commerce

Equality Government: Joanna McClinton, Speaker of the Pa. House of Representatives

Visibility: Sapphira Cristál, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” finalist

Equality Media: Comcast, accepted by Sean Mickens, Associate Vice President of External Affairs

Watch the full stream courtesy of 6ABC and check out our photo gallery below.

AJ Hikes
AJ Hikes.
Rue Landau.
Malcolm Kenyatta
Malcolm Kenyatta.
Neil Frauenglass and Mark Segal
Neil Frauenglass and Mark Segal.
Dan Anders and Bob Brady.
Alba Martinez
Alba Martinez.
Tyrell Brown
Tyrell Brown.
Andre Carroll
Andre Carroll.
Bob Brady and Mark Segal.
Sean Mickens
Sean Mickens.
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