May 4, 2017 – Ocean Grove, NJ – QSpot LGBT Community Center is proud to announce the QSpot Community Awards Honorees for 2017. QSpot Community Awards recognize extraordinary contributions to the LGBT community and QSpot. This year’s award recipients represent three generations of LGBT advocates, from lawyers to local leaders, each has worked to improve the lives of LGBT people and support QSpot. They stand as symbols of the LGBT community’s fight for dignity and equality in New Jersey.
This year’s QSpot Community Award honorees are (in alphabetical order) Ann Baker, Sharon Davis, Chris Generoso, Nancy Larson, Mike Long, Phil McCabe, Steven Rosato, Tom Seidner, and Jean Shoulter. Read more about the honorees…
Honorees will be recognized at the QSpot Community Awards Jubilee Dinner, Saturday, June 3rd, 6 pm at the Riverview Waterfront Pavilion, Belmar, NJ.
Ann Baker (posthumous award) – Ann was a tireless advocate for women and a longtime social justice activist fighting for the LGBT community. Read more about Ann Baker.
Sharon Davis – Extraordinary QSpot volunteer and Neptune community leader. Read more about Sharon Davis.
Chris Generoso – Former QSpot Board member and dedicated QSpot volunteer and supporter. Read more about Chris Generoso.
Nancy Larson and Jean Shoulter – Long-standing LGBT community advocates and local Ocean Grove community leaders. Read more about Nancy Larson and Jean Shoulter.
Mike Long, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler, Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest – Advocate attorney defending QSpot against eviction by Jersey Shore Arts Center. Read more about Mike Long.
Phil McCabe CSW, CAS, DRCC – National LGBT educator and advocate. Long-standing NJ LGBT leader. Read more about Phil McCabe.
Steven Rosato, Lowenstein Sandler, Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest – Advocate attorney defending QSpot against eviction by Jersey Shore Arts Center. Read more about Steven Rosatto.
Tom Seidner – Business leader, lifelong LGBT community advocate and QSpot Supporter. Read more about Tom Seidner.