Each year Capital Pride is proud to honor recipients of the Annual Capital Pride Heroes Award, the TransPride Engendered Spirits, and winners of awards named for the late founding board members of the Capital Pride Alliance, Bill Miles and Larry Stansbury.  Recipients are honored at the Capital Pride Heroes Gala, this year presented by Hilton Hotels & Resorts, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 7:00-10:00 p.m., at the Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209. 


Presenting Sponsor 


Hero Gala 2014 (Click here for Tickets)

Presented by Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Join us for an evening to honor the Capital Pride Heroes and Engendered Spirit honorees and their dedication to the LGBT community in the DC Metro Area.

2014 Heroes:

Nicholas F. Benton, David M. Pérez, Reverend Dean Snyder, Dr. Imani Woody, Tom Yates

2014 Engendered Spirit Recipients:

Amy Nelson, Alexa Rodriguez  

Location: Artisphere - 1101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm 

Tickets: $60 (Click here) $75 at the door.


Featuring musical entertainment from Well-Strung, delicious culinary creations provided by some of our area’s premiere restaurants and caterers, luxury and specialty raffle prizes, and visual surprises and delights throughout the evening.

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Hero Recipients (Click here for complete biographies)

The 2014 Capital Pride Heroes are Nicholas Benton, David Perez, Rev. Dean Snyder, Dr. Imani Woody, and Tom Yates; the Engendered Spirits are Amy Nelson and Alexa Rodriguez; the Bill Miles Award Winner is Al Pellenberg; and the Larry Stansbury Award winner is Robert York.

Engendered Spirit Recipients (Click here for complete biographies)

Amy Nelson and Alexa Rodriguez