“Priscilla Queens” Crowned as LGBT Family Advocates Cast Among those Honored at Family Equality Council’s Night at the Pier
The cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical on Broadway was among those honored at Family Equality Council’s Night at the Pier gala at Pier 60. @ Chelsea Piers on April 25, 2011. Highlights of the evening included a performance from the Priscilla cast. Photography: Barry Gordin
The annual Family Equality Council event brought together LGBT parents, friends and allies and the whos who of the theater world out to celebrate the contributions made by individuals and organizations to ensure full equality for LGBT families. Other honorees included: Lisa Cholodenko, the Oscar-nominated writer and director of The Kids Are All Right; Mary T. Keane, a local foster care, adoption, and youth advocate and lesbian mom.
Special guests included Zach Wahls, whose YouTube testimony and defense of marriage equality in front of the Iowa House of Representatives made LGBT parents across the nation proud. Bravo!