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Meet the 4th annual Dorothy Awards honoreesPublished Jan 1, 2007
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The New Haven Pride Center is proud to introduce the honorees for the 4th Annual Dorothy Awards. This year's group of recipients proudly continues the tradition of honoring people who made a difference in the community.
Linda Estabrook has been at the helm of the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective since 1989. In collaboration with staff, volunteers, clients and the board of directors she has nurtured a small grass-roots community based organization into a CBO serving more than 5000 clients annually, seven days a week. Linda is extremely proud of the accomplishments of the HGLHC and feels privileged to be able to continue to serve the community in her capacity as Executive Director.
Curtis Miller & Peter Goodman
Curtis Miller & Peter Goodman worked together for gay rights, civil rights and supported many gay organizations, including the NHGLCC, until Curtis’s passing away on August 3, 2006. Curtis and Peter were married in Toronto on June 25, 2005, their 25th anniversary. Peter continues his work for the many progressive causes the couple supported.
Jerimarie Liesegang is a Transwoman and long time Connecticut Trans Activist and Advocate. She started the transgender grass roots advocacy organization - It’s Time Connecticut - over a decade ago that has evolved into the current Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition [CTAC], of which she is the founder and director. CT TransAdvocacy’s mission is to secure freedom in Gender Identity and Expression through effecting legislative change, service provider policies and procedures as well as extensive one-on-one advocacy within the community. She has authored numerous published articles, spoken on many panels and presented workshops around Trans issues. She is a strong advocate of multi-issue organizing in the spirit of Audrey Lorde’s vision that, “There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.”