Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Nominations for National GLBTA Award Now Being Accepted

The Richard L. Schlegel Legion of Honor Award is administered by the GLBTA Resource Center at American University in Washington, D.C. It recognizes individuals living in the United States who have exhibited outstanding leadership and significantly contributed to the dignity and freedom of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. The 2010 Richard L. Schlegel National Legion of Honor Awards for Emerging Activist and Visionary Leader will be presented at the Office of Campus Life Visionary Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 13th, 2010.

The Richard L. Schlegel National Legion of Honor Award for an Emerging Activist is given to young individuals (in high school or an undergraduate in college) who are living in the United States and who have made outstanding contributions to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) communities.

The Richard L. Schlegel National Legion of Honor Award for a Visionary Leader is given to an organization or individual in the United States who have made outstanding contributions to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) communities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION on the awards, please visit our website at http://www.american.edu/glbta for an online nomination form. For questions and/or concerns please call the GLBTA Resource Center at 202-885-3347 or e-mail us at glbta@american.edu.

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