Legends to be Awarded

The Academy, a LGBTQ+ social club located in San Francisco’s Castro District, will be presenting its Legends Awards on November 12, and several leaders of our SOMA community will be honored.

The 2022 Legends Archive inductee will be Graylin K. Thornton, who will take his place in the pantheon of San Francisco LGBTQ+ Legends!

As part of the celebration, several other prestigious Community awards will also be presented:

  • Diane Jones Solidarity Award: Race Bannon
  • The Architect Award: J Manuel Carmona, Simón Malvaez, SERGE GAY JR., Elliott C Nathan, & Xtopher J. McCutcheon (the five incredible artists who created the “Showtime” mural at SF Oasis)
  • The Exemplar Award: Kochina Rude

The event will be held at the Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market Street in San Francisco, starting at 6:30 pm on Saturday, November 12, 2022.  Find full information and make reservations to attend here.

Congratulations to all the award recipients, and we will see you on the twelfth!