Since 1993, the City of West Hollywood has presented Rainbow Key Awards to individuals and groups that have gone above and beyond in their service to the LGBT community. Contributions have come in many forms, including the arts, community service, humanitarian action, sports, medicine, armed services, leadership potential, benefit to the global gay and lesbian community and more. Past honorees have included activists, artists, civic leaders, educators, community organizations, and many others. Nominations will be reviewed by the city’s Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board and recommendations for honorees will be referred to the West Hollywood City Council for final approval. For those who prefer a hard copy of the form please contact Jeff Book, staff liaison to the city’s Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board, at (323) 848-6471. Forms should be returned to: Jeff Book, staff liaison, Lesbian & Gay Advisory Board West Hollywood City Hall 8300 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069 For more information, please contact Jeff Book at (323) 848-6471 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. For people who are deaf or hard of hearing, please call TTY (323) 848-6496.
The City of West Hollywood has begun gathering nominations for its 2019 Rainbow Key Awards, which recognize people who have made outstanding contributions to the lesbian and gay community. Nominations may be submitted online at www.weho.org/RainbowKey. Nomination forms are due by Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. The awards presentations are anticipated to take place during June 2019, which is nationally recognized as Pride Month.