Top Row: (L-R) Rakesh Satyal ('Blue Boy'), David Ciminello ('Portland Queer', J.M. Redmann ('Death of a Dying Man'), Frank Anthony Polito (Drama Queers!), Rakelle Valencia ('Lesbian Cowboys'), Joe Hardy (Tony winning director), Mart Crowley ('Collected Plays of Mart Crowley'), Colette Moody ('The Sublime and Spirited Voyage of Original Sin'). Bottom Row: (L-R) Lynn Breedlove ('Lynnee Breedlove’s One Freak Show'), Gabrielle Rivera and Christa Orth ('Portland Queer'), Kate Clinton, Larry Kramer, Sacchi Green ('Lesbian Cowboys'), Margot Canaday ('The Straight State'), Catherynne M. Valente ('Palimpsest').
Kate Clinton and Larry Kramer
Mart Crowley accepts his first Literary award ever
Colette Moody tells fate to "suck it"
Lambda Literary Foundation, Executive Director, Tony Valenzuela
Lambda Literary Foundation, President, Katherine V. Forrest
'Palimpsest' author Catherynne M. Valente
'Blue Boy' author Rakesh Satyal
Michele Karlsberg and Kate Clinton trade seats
Sacchi Green and Rakelle Valencia accept Lambda Award for Lesbian Erotica for 'Lesbian Cowboys' from volunteers Courtney Gillette and Wei Hao Kao
Gabrielle Rivera and Christa Orth accept the Lambda Award for 'Portland Queer'
Antonio Gonzalez Cerna is the editor of LambdaLiterary.org and the former web producer for HN.com and MLV.com. His publishing background includes marketing and publicity positions with The Penguin Press, Riverhead, Berkley, NAL, DAW and Grand Central Publishing (formerly Warner Books). Email | Facebook | Twitter