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GLBT Hall Of Fame 
Class of 2012
Induction Program


December 19, 2012 at 8:00pm eastern time 
Listen to the show here!.
The 2012 Honorees
Honoree wings, with biographies, will be launched after the program.  

 
Donna Red Wing
Donna Red Wing 

Donna Red Wing is nominated and approved for membership based on;

Donna’s extensive work for full GLBT equality, her work with One Iowa, her work with The Interfaith Alliance, and her long support of a better global understanding and acceptance of the GLBT community.

Tributes

"Thanks Donna Red Wing, we love you!" Becca & Tina

"You are a gem!" 
Rick Belser

"You make us proud!"
Billie & Cathy

"All I can say is WOW!" 
Roger Punick

 
Shawn Thomas
Shawn Thomas 

Shawn Thomas is nominated and approved for membership based on;

The work Shawn Thomas has done to provide a positive and healing atmosphere for today's GLBT Christian. 
Through his actions and music Shawn Thomas has built bridges of understanding and acceptance for the GLBT community within the non-GLBT Christian community. 
Through his music and book Shawn Thomas has brought a stronger community awareness of the negatives thrust onto out GLBT Christians by the GLBT community. In doing real progress is seen in a wider acceptance of GLBT Christians by the GLBT community.

Tributes

"Blessed to have seen you!"
Mark & Brad

"Shawn Thomas - a real Christian!"
Sam & Willa

 

 
Sally K. Ride
Sally Ride 

Sally K. Ride is nominated and approved for membership based on;

Sally Ride is nominated and approved for membership based on her contributions to science, co-author of children’s scientific literature, founding Sally Ride Science, and for her place as a role model to women and young girls. The first nomination for Sally was received prior to her passing. The nomination was from a young lesbian who chose to follow her career dreams in the U.S. Military in part based on the inspiration Sally Ride provided by following her own dreams in becoming the first American woman to fly in space. The nomination was made by a member of the GLBT community who wished to nominate Sally Ride as an inspiration for all women. The nomination was not made indicating that Sally was a GLBT community member. Which to the woman making the nomination was all that much more powerful. After the passing of Sally Ride we did receive two more nominations from a grateful community.

Tributes

"You inspired me to reach my dreams!"
Carolyn Southtom

"From a grateful community"
Marc Gray

"You soared, now we soar because of you!"
Michael Riley

Special Guests!
Official introduction / presentation of Honorees. 

Program music provided by;

Dan Manjovi, Jack Schell, Sugarbeach, Kiya Heartwood, Jeffrey Wilgus, Anna Gutmanis, & Shawn Thomas.

Special Music provided;
Jack Schell 

Opening music by Jack Schell for the GLBT Hall Of Fame Induction

Opening comments by Len Rogers GLBT Hall Of Fame Founder including introduction of 2012 Honorees. 

Honoree presentation / induction

Anna Gutmanis - From the CD "Glimmer In The Dark" Song: "People (Got To Get It Together)"
Donna Red Wing - Introduction by Rev. Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes & Len Rogers
Sugarbeach  From the CD "Not Deserted" Song: "Living Out Proud"

Shawn Thomas - From the CD "Covered and Created - Created disk2" Song "Gotta Do It Anyway - Hallelujah Kindda Day"
Shawn Thomas - Introductions by Arizzona, Sidney Vaught, Sugarbeach, and Len Rogers
Acceptance by Shawn Thomas
Shawn Thomas - From the CD "Revisited Vol 2" Song: "The Christ in You"

Kiya Heartwood - From the CD "Bold Swimmer" Song "Bold Swimmer"
Sally Ride Introduction by Len Rogers
Jeffrey Wilgus - From the CD "SIGNATURE" Song "Hallelujah"

Closing comments by Len Rogers

Closing Music Dan Manjovi "Everybody's Got An Agenda" From Woke Up This Morning

 



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