top of page
  • Writer's pictureInterrupted Blogs

'I AM AWARDS' w/ Nicco Annan, Jack Mizrahi, Terrell Carter, Darryl Stephens & More

SPEAKOUT Inc. celebrated its second annual Black-Tie Gala entitled the, “I AM Awards” in the heart of the district, Washington D.C. on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at the Grand Hyatt. This coveted evening was hosted by actors Nicco Annan and Jack Mizrahi. The "I AM AWARDS" is an annual black-tie-gala designed to celebrate Black Queer Excellence.

2023 Honorees, presenters and attendees:

  • Antonio Driver - SpeakOut, Inc, Executive Director

  • Patrik-Ian Polk - Director/Writer

  • Darryl Stephens, Cast of Noah’s Arc

  • Christopher Vincent, Cast of Noah’s Arc

  • Jensen Atwood, Cast of Noah’s Arc

  • Rodney Chester, Cast of Noah’s Arc

  • Obio Jones, Social Media Influencer

  • Philaye, Social Media Influencer

  • Jack Mizrahi, Actor and Producer

  • Cam Anthony, The Voice Winner | Season 21

  • Terrell Carter, Actor and Singer

  • Nicco Annan, Actor P-Valley

  • Emery Lavell, Actor

  • Shi-Queeta Lee, Celebrity Impersonator

  • Dominque Morgan, Author, Activist and Musician

  • George M Johnson, New York Times Best Selling author

  • Twiggy Garcon, Producer, Creator

  • Greg Mathis Jr. and Elliott Cooper, Mathis Family Matters

  • Monroe Alise, Trans Activist and Actress

  • Hope Giselle, Advocate and Social Media Influencer

  • Bishop O.C. Allen, Presiding Bishop (Vision Cathedral of Atlanta)

  • Darwin Thompson, Gilead Sciences

  • Rashad Burgess, Gilead Sciences

  • PJ Moton-Poole, ViiV Healthcare

Speak Out is a nonprofit community engagement organization representing more than 6,000 same-gender-loving (SGL) men and women of color. Since 2017, Speak Out has served as a safe space for creating meaningful connections across the LGBTQIA+ community. This mission of Speak Out is to educate, support, and connect the LGBTQIA+ community of color through social media engagement, mentorship, personal empowerment and health awareness.


5 views0 comments


bottom of page