Nominations

The Focus Awards are the Mid-South’s premier awards for recognizing LGBT+ persons and allies who are making a significant impact on the LGBT community through their leadership, career achievements and personal qualities, and who also inspire others to excel.

This red carpet event will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at TBA and will feature an open bar and hors-d’oeuvres.

The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. with red carpet photos followed by a cocktail reception and awards presentation.

Awards Categories

The Visionary Award

Awarded to an LGBT person aged 30 or older whose work has created opportunities, or will have long-lasting benefits in the Mid-South LGBT community.

The Allie Award

An ally of any age whose work has created opportunities, or will have long-lasting benefits in the Mid-South LGBT community.

The Trailblazer Award

Awarded to an LGBT person aged 30 or younger whose work has created opportunities, or will have long-lasting benefits in the Mid-South LGBT community.

The People's Choice Award

An LGBT person or ally of any age. Nominations will be submitted online. Top vote-getters will be sent to a panel of judges for final determination of the winner.

Submit Your Nomination

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    • Your Nominee's Information

    • Please read the award descirptions to ensure you are choosing the correct category.
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