elisa_rolle (elisa_rolle) wrote,

2015 Rainbow Awards

Against any expectation, also this year the Rainbow Awards went over 400 submissions, the final count is 453. And more important than anything, charity donations reached the amount of 17.339,28$. The list of charities, with their amount is:

Abby of the Brew City Sisters, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence 25$
AIDS Support Network in San Luis Obispo County 100$
Albert Kennedy Trust 804,83$
Ali Forney Center 589$
American Institute of Bisexuality 50$
Audre Lorde Project 120$
Australian Marriage Equality 217$
Avenue Community Centre 25$
BiNet USA 280$
Bisexual Resource Center 175$
Broken Rainbow UK 183$
Calgary Outlink 85$
Center Colorado 85$
Center Long Beach 65$
Centerpoint 25$
Chico Stonewall 75$
Colors 205$
Covenant House 250$
Diversity Center 575$
Diversity Role Models 50$
Equality Toledo 40$
Fair Wisconsin 25$
Family Builders 50$
Galfa 98$
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders 35$
Gay & Lesbian Fund of Vermont 56$
GCLS Scholarship Fund 330$
GLBT Advocacy & Youth Services 233$
GLYS 150$
HIV/AIDS Care Program 75$
HRC 515$
In Other Words Feminist Community Center 75$
Indiana Youth Group 25$
Inland Northwest LGBT Center 110$
It Gets Better Project 490$
Lambda Legal 2095$
Lambert House 60$
Lancaster LGBT Center 50$
LBGTQ Center of Durham 453$
LGBT Center Greater Cleveland 50$
LGBT Center New York 35$
Lifelong AIDS Alliance 51$
LikeMe 110$
Los Angeles LGBT Center 185$
Lost-n-Found 480$
LSVD – Lesben- und Schwulenverband in Deutschland 100$
Mermaids 53$
Milwaukee LGBT Community Center 90$
Moveable Feast 173$
National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance 50$
Odyssey Youth Center 50$
One Iowa 30$
One N Ten 25$
Out Youth 50$
OutFront Minnesota 25$
OutSpokane 25$
PACE 234$
Pasadena Pride Center 25$
Pathfinders Milwaukee 60$
PFLAG 415$
Point Foundation 1828$
PRIDE Community Center of North Central Florida 125$
Q Center Portland 18,95$
Qmunity 125$
Queer Rock Camp 25$
queerblick 30$
Rainbow Resource Center 200$
Rainbow Youth 46,5$
Ronald McDonald House of Scranton 50$
Ruth Ellis Center 200$
Sage 480$
School on Wheels 25$
Soy Toronto 75$
St. James Infirmary 25$
Tampa Bay LGBT Welcome Center 100$
Terrence Higgins Trust 10$
Time Out Youth 150$
Trans Lifeline 615$
Trevor Project 1103$
True Colors Fund 185$
UCAN 35$
William Way 50$
Women's Resource Center of Scranton 25$
Wyoming Equality 90$
You Can Play 230$
You Will Rise 103$
YouthCares 125$

"Rainbow Pride Cheesecake" is the official pin-up boy of the Rainbow Awards especially created by Paul Richmond

The 453 submissions will be divided in the following eligible categories:

LGBT Anthology / Collection 18
LGBT Biography / Memoir 7
LGBT Non Fiction, Poetry, Visual Arts / Photography 8
LGBT Young Adult 18
Bisexual Fiction 9
Bisexual Romance 11
Transgender Fiction 6
Transgender Romance 6
Gay Contemporary General Fiction 25
Lesbian Contemporary General Fiction 16
Gay Contemporary Romance 72
Lesbian Contemporary & Erotic Romance & Romantic Comedy 35
Gay Erotic Romance 39
Gay Fantasy 7
Lesbian Fantasy & Fantasy Romance 6
Gay Fantasy Romance 11
Gay Historical Fiction 5
Lesbian Historical Fiction & Romance 6
Gay Historical Romance 18
Gay Mystery / Thriller 22
Lesbian Mystery / Thriller 13
Gay Paranormal Romance 29
Lesbian Paranormance Romance & Sci-Fi / Futuristic 9
Gay Romantic Comedy 14
Gay Sci-Fi / Futuristic 15

Starting from October we will post the Honorable Mentions, and Rainbow Award Winners will be announced on December 8, 2015.

"Air de Capri" is a 1923 painting by Gerda Wegener, with Gerda herself and her husband, transgender male to female, Lili Elbe

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