ACTRESS VIVICA A. FOX AND J’LAMAR
HOST THE INAUGURAL SPEAKOUT INC. “I AM AWARDS”
IN THE HEART OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
CELEBRATING BLACK QUEER EXCELLENCE
SPEAKOUT Inc. held its inaugural Black-Tie Gala, “ AM Awards in the heart of Washington D.C. on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at the renown Hamilton Hotel. This coveted evening was hosted by legendary actress, Vivica A. Fox, and Los Angeles-based TV personality, J’Lamar. The spectacular evening featured a performance by Avery Wilson and special appearances by Amiyah Scott, Jack Mizrahi, Sampson Mccormick – and sounds by DJ Jash Jay.
SpeakOut, Inc. Full List of Evening Honorees at the stellar awards celebration included:
Jensen Atwood, Alliance Award
Keith Boykins, Lifetime Achievement Award
George M. Johnson, Outstanding Writer of Achievement Award
Octavius Terry, Ambassador of Fashion Award
Pastor Adalphie Johnson, Revolutionary Leadership Award
Gerald Garth, Cultural Influencer Award
Twiggy Garcon, Humanitarian Award
Marissa Miller, Trailblazer of Excellence Award
Philaye, Influencer of Excellence Award
Dr. Walter Lundy Jr., Appreciation Award
Gay Professional Men of Color, Vanguard Award
“I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of love from the evening’s honorees, guests, and attendees. Our inaugural year will always remain a special moment in time, forever solidified in Speak Out’s history. I look forward to many more years of celebrating the achievements of those trailblazing a path for anyone identifying as LGBTQ+ or an ally.” shares Speak Out Executive Director, Antonio Driver.
For additional information on Speak Out visit SpeakOutUSA.org.