31ALLOW US TO INTRODUCE...Christopher Street West works to engage our diverse community and provide an exciting placeto celebrate our PRIDE. With over 400,000 participating, and millions of at home viewers, the LAPRIDE Parade is the most visible component of PRIDE. Certainly the most colorful.A highlight of all PRIDE Parades is the presentation of Grand Marshals and Community Honorees. Weare so proud to bring you not one, but two exceptional Grand Marshals. Our Community Grand Marshal recognizes a portion of our community that faces death daily, and yet isforced to chose between service and truth, being secret, and being out. Meanwhile, our Grand Marshal, aworld renowned, and beloved, openly gay man, lives his life as an example of being true to who you are. CSW honors numerous deserving community members and organizations each year recognizing a crosssection from all walks of life. Awards are presented in eleven different categories this year celebratingPRIDE 365 - Power. Passion. Purpose. Past Honorees have demonstrated a commitment to the goals ofhuman rights, equality, empowerment and a better understanding within the LGBT community of itself andin relation to the non-LGBT community. In recognition of their outstanding contributions, our community is eternally grateful for the efforts andachievement of all those who work towards a greater global humanity.