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Equality California to Honor Jenny Pizer and The Cast of “Fire Island” at the Los Angeles Equality Awards Saturday, October 1
September 28, 2022 at 3:48 pm

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September 28, 2022

CONTACT: Jorge Reyes Salinas, Equality California
PHONE: (323) 848-9801/MOBILE: (818) 307-7387/EMAIL: press@eqca.org

LOS ANGELES — Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, will host the 2022 Los Angeles Equality Awards this Saturday, on the rooftop of the Westin Bonaventure Hotel. Equality California will honor Jenny Pizer with the Community Leadership Award and the Cast of “Fire Island” with the Equality Visibility Award. The Los Angeles Equality Awards recognize leaders in the fight for LGBTQ+ civil rights and social justice and help to fuel Equality California’s work to advance full, lived equality for all LGBTQ+ people.


Event Co-Chairs Hon. Lena GonzalezCecilia Cabello, Juan CamachoMark Gonzalez, and Scott Malzahn. Lambda Legal’s Acting Chief Legal Officer Jennifer (Jenny) C. Pizer (Honoree), The Cast of “Fire Island” including Joel Kim BoosterMatt Rogers and Torian Miller (Honorees). Queer Eye’s Jai Rodriguez (host), DJ Asha, Alternative pop band The AcesAsm. Wendy CarilloAsm. Mike FongAsm. Laura FriedmanAsm. Evan LowAsm. Miguel SantiagoAsm. Dr. Akilah WeberSen. Ben AllenSen. Bob ArchuletaSen. Steven Bradford, Long Beach City Prosecutor – Doug Haubert, Los Angeles City Controller – Ron Galperin, Los Angeles City Attorney – Mike Feuer, Los Angeles Council Member District 6 – Nury Martinez, Los Angeles Council Member District 11 – Mike Bonin, Los Angeles Council Member District 13 – Mitch O’Farrell, Los Angeles Council Member District 4 – Nithya Raman, West Hollywood Councilmember John M. Erickson and West Hollywood Councilmember Lindsey P. Horvath.


Saturday, October 1, 2022 

6:00 PM Cocktail Reception

7:30 PM Awards Program

8:30 PM Special Performance from The Aces

8:50 PM to 10:00 PM Dessert & Reception

Media are encouraged to arrive at 6:15 PM


The Rooftop at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel

404 S Figueroa St.

Los Angeles, CA 90071


This is a private event open to ticketed guests and credentialed members of the media. To obtain media credentials, please RSVP to Jorge Reyes Salinas at press@eqca.org.

ATTIRE: Festive cocktail (please note this is an outdoor evening event).

Leadership Sponsors: Amazon, California Teachers Association, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project Los Angeles County, Sempra Energy, Official Airline Sponsor Southwest Airlines, Official Rideshare Partner Uber, and Weedmaps.

Statewide Sponsors: AT&T, Comcast, Edison International, Farmers Insurance, Google, Kaiser Permanente, Official Wine Sponsor La Crema, Meta, Reed & Davidson LLP, Sutter Health, and Official Vodka Sponsor Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

Presenting Sponsors: Trusted Verification Partner CLEAR, DoorDash, Latham & Watkins, Pacific Gas & Electric, Walmart, and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.


Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ civil rights organization. We bring the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve. www.eqca.org

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