The Focus Awards 2020 Virtual will be held on September 25, 2020, during the Mid-South Pride Virtual Events at 7:30 pm CST on Facebook Live.

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.

Awards Categories

Person of the Year

This award is presented an outstanding individual who exemplifies values that align with the Focus mission. This person is selected by Focus staff for their devotion over the past year to advancing the city.

Business or Organization of the Year

This award is presented an outstanding business or organization who exemplifies values that align with the Focus mission. This person is selected by Focus staff for their devotion over the past year to advancing the city.

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.

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.

People's Choice Award Nomination

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