KCET celebrates LGBT Pride Month by honoring Local Heroes from the community. Major funding is generously provided by Union Bank.

Honorees 2013

Local Hero: Thomas T. Carpenter, Esq.

"Three major institutions stand in the way of LGBT equality - the Military, Marriage and Ministry. Like a three-legged stool of prejudice, when one falls, the rest follow." MORE

Local Hero: Kalil Cohen

"My passion is building community through art because I believe in the transformative power of storytelling as a tool for self-empowerment, education and cultivating connections." MORE
Past Heroes
Local Hero: Steven Llanusa

Local Hero: Steven Llanusa

Local Hero: Ivy Bottini

Local Hero: Ivy Bottini

Local Hero: Marquita Y. Thomas

Local Hero: Marquita Y. Thomas

Local Hero: Karina Samala

Local Hero: Karina Samala

Local Hero: James W. Gilliam

Local Hero: James W. Gilliam

Local Hero: David Damian Figueroa

Local Hero: David Damian Figueroa

< Prev 1 2