Since 2013, The ‘Society Lights’ event has recognized the contributions of Black LGBTQ+ individuals who’ve created unique narratives of progression in Greater Philadelphia area. Highlighting individual work in areas of community service, arts/media, policy/advocacy, & entrepreneurship, this collection of elite individuals have redefined what is means to be Black, LGBTQ+ & impactful in Philadelphia.
Deborah Johnson,MHS:Humanitarian, Social Change Agent
Suzi Nash: Celebrated Journalist, Producer, Award-winning filmmaker
Malcolm Kenyatta: LGBT community advocate, political consultant
Ja’Nae Tyler: HIV/AIDS Champion, Advisor, Trans* Women of Colour Activist
Richard Laboy: Public Health Agent ,Ballroom Legend, Community Mobilizer
Dior Cartel: Celebrated Tri State DJ, Entrepreneur
LesBe Real Radio & Co.
Tatyana Ali Woodard Xistence
Stanley Carr Jr.
Kashiyan Rodgers & Co.
Louis A. Ortiz
Phillip “Insane P” Cason
Jamar Durelle Brownlee/ N. Tellect
Javontae Lee Williams