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Facebook album | Hundreds join Harvey Milk Foundation, Pride Center for Diversity Honors awards

Honorees and friends of the first Diversity Honors, co-presented by the Harvey Milk Foundation and The Pride Center at Equality Park, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino near Hollywood. From left: Robert Boo, the pride center’s executive director; entertainer Elaine Lancaster; transgender teen Jazz Jennings; Palm Beach County Human Rights Council President and founder Rand Hoch; Lillian Tamayo, CEO of Planned Parenthood of South Florida; Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge William Thomas; South Florida Gay News publisher Norm Kent; Dennis and Judy Shepard, parents of Matthew Shepard; recording artist Deborah Cox; Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Dean Trantalis; Stuart Milk, president of the Harvey Milk Foundation. Front: performer Joey Arias.
Honorees and friends of the first Diversity Honors, co-presented by the Harvey Milk Foundation and The Pride Center at Equality Park, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino near Hollywood. From left: Robert Boo, the pride center’s executive director; entertainer Elaine Lancaster; transgender teen Jazz Jennings; Palm Beach County Human Rights Council President and founder Rand Hoch; Lillian Tamayo, CEO of Planned Parenthood of South Florida; Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge William Thomas; South Florida Gay News publisher Norm Kent; Dennis and Judy Shepard, parents of Matthew Shepard; recording artist Deborah Cox; Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Dean Trantalis; Stuart Milk, president of the Harvey Milk Foundation. Front: performer Joey Arias. Miami Herald Staff

Hundreds on Saturday attended the first Diversity Honors, co-presented by the Harvey Milk Foundation and The Pride Center at Equality Park, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino near Hollywood.

Inaugural honorees: Judy Shepard, founder of the Matthew Shepard Foundation; recording artist Deborah Cox; Palm Beach County Human Rights Council President and founder Rand Hoch; Jazz Jennings, the transgender teen who’s about to launch her own TV reality show; entertainer Elaine Lancaster (James Davis); Lillian Tamayo, CEO of Planned Parenthood of South Florida; Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge William Thomas; and Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Dean Trantalis. Also honored: South Florida Gay News publisher Norm Kent and performer Joey Arias.

WSVN news anchor Craig Stevens hosted the event.

Click here to view a Facebook album from the event.

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