LGBT & Ally Pride Awards

The LGBT and Ally Pride Awards Banquet honors people and businesses who have worked on LGBT equality. Community members nominate individuals or businesses who have worked on LGBT equality within the Great Lakes Bay Region. This event is sponsored by local businesses.

The Great Lakes Bay Pride LGBT & Ally Awards takes place June 26, 2018 from 6 PM – 9 PM at the Andersen Enrichment Center, 120 Ezra Rust Dr., Saginaw, Michigan.


Nominations are now open until June 1, 2018.

Types of Pride Awards


Given to people or organizations that
have made an exceptional contribution to the LGBT community by:
Contributing to awareness of LGBT issues, Providing support to LGBT
organizations, Challenging discrimination based on sexual orientation
or gender identity, etc.



Given to an individual who is a newcomer to the
community or the equality movement and who has demonstrated
outstanding potential to become a leader and supporter of the LGBT



Given to an outstanding leader who has worked to
improve the quality for LGBT people through the political or electoral




Given to a business that has shown dedication and
commitment to our local LGBT Community and has demonstrated their work
to empower the LGBT people within the Saginaw Valley region to achieve
civil and social equality.



The highest award given to an individual
who has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to attain a better life for
LGBT people and has demonstrated effectiveness at reaching the goal of
equality, fairness and justice for the entire LGBT community.



2018 Pride Awards

Perceptions invites you to nominate an outstanding individual or business who has shown support for the SOGIE (sexual orientation and gender/identity expression) community in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Click here to fill out the nomination from and submit online:







The 10th LGBT and Ally Pride Awards Banquet honors people and a business who have worked on LGBT equality.

Purchase online.

  • Ticket Cost:
  • $30 per person
    $20 for students or people with limited funds


  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017
  • Andersen Enrichment Center
  • 120 Ezra Rust Drive
  • Saginaw, Mi
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The evening includes

  • 6 pm – Garden Reception
  • 7 pm – Dinner
  • 8 pm – Pride Awards Program emceed by David Custer, WNEM-TV5 anchor and reporter.


Become a Sponsor

Deadline for Sponsors is Saturday, June 18, 2018.








Mailing Address

If you choose to print and mail, please mail your application to:


P.O. Box 1525

Midland, MI 48641-48641





View our 2017 Pride Award Winners