People We Love

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For 15 years, Metrosource’s annual “People We Love” program has existed to recognize members of the LGBTQ community and our staunchest allies…

…for extraordinary acts of service and philanthropy
…for raising awareness about LGBTQ rights and culture
…for modeling excellence in being part of our community

This year, we are expanding the program into more interactive arenas, as we launch a voting contest, VIP event and much more.

From now until January 15th, we’ll be introducing all of this year’s People We Love honorees, be sure to check in often for updates.

Don Lemon

Don Lemon
Anchor We Love

Not everyone is a fan of our People We Love cover man. Less than two weeks before the midterm elections, CNN anchor Don Lemon was one of many singled out…

NYC Drag Queen

Audience Choice
Legendary NYC Drag Queen

One lucky entrant will win 2 VIP tickets to the People We Love gala on January 15, 2019 in New York City!..

Hannah Gadsby

Hannah Gadsby
Comedian We Love

Shockwaves have been sent through the entertainment community and beyond courtesy of Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby’s radical Netflix special…

John Waters

John Waters
Filmmaker We Love

Our Legacy Person of the Year for 2018 is John Waters — author, filmmaker and visual artist. When we caught up with the man who brought us Hairspray, Serial Mom

Kenneth in the 212

Kenneth in the 212
Blogger We Love

You can’t be all things to all people. But you can be a media one-stop shop blogger whose done more to burnish the brand of NYC chic than the manhattan. Kenneth Walsh…

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe
Musician We Love

Provocative, singular and impossible to copy, model/actress/singer/songwriter Janelle Monáe took her career to new heights this year. She entered the public arena as a…

The Point Foundation

The Point Foundation
Organization We Love

Point Foundation, the National LGBTQ scholarship Fund, made our list of People We Love this year due to its ongoing efforts to help promising LGBTQ students…

Adam Rippon

Adam Rippon
Athlete We Love

It’s been quite a year for Adam Rippon, who can no longer simply be described as “an Olympic athlete.” He’s spent nearly all of 2018 crushing it — overcoming obstacles…

SAGE - (Organization Supporting Elder LGBTQ People

SAGE
Organization We Love

Many seniors are familiar with SAGE, the preeminent organization working to ensure that members of the LGBTQ community do not vanish — and should not be banished — from…

Samira Wiley

Samira Wiley
Actor We Love

Not long ago, it would have been virtually unthinkable for an actor to find two roles for a queer woman of color in popular, critically-acclaimed television series — never mind…

Fred Dixon

Fred Dixon
Community Leader We Love

Only a few people in the word understand the public pressures of Fred Dixon’s job — and they’re people like Super Bowl Halftime performers,…

Leo Preziosi Jr

Leo Preziosi Jr.
Founder We Love

Coming December 18

Michael Musto

Michael Musto
Author We Love

Coming December 18

Rupert Everett

Ruper Everett
Actor, Director, Producer We Love

Coming December 20

Brandon Voss

Brandon Voss
Event We Love

Coming December 27

Pose

Pose
Cast and Creators We Love

Coming December 27

Evan Goldstein

Doctor We Love

Coming January 3

Cameron Esposito

Cameron Esposito
Comedian We Love

Coming January 8

Lambda Pride

Lambda Legal
Organization We Love

Coming January 8

Randy Rainbow

Randy Rainbow
Satirist We Love

Coming January 15

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