Have someone in mind? Nominate by 17 March!

BY DOMINIC BRAMLEY-CARR, IMAGE BY DIVERSITY UMBRELLA

Great news, DIVAs! The Rainbow Honours 2022 has announced The Bank of London as its headline sponsor, with the event taking place at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London on Wednesday 1 June 2022. The awards pay tribute to groups, institutions, charities, businesses and individuals who dedicate themselves to improving LGBTQI equality and inclusion in different sectors of society.

In 2019, the inaugural Rainbow Honours were hosted by RuPaul’s Drag Race US star Courtney Act, and this year, the event will be hosted by none other than the amazing Victoria Scone of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Season 3. It’s sure to be a night of celebrating heroes, sheroes and queeroes to remember!

The Bank of London Rainbow Honours exist so that the incredible people and organisations who are prepared to put themselves out there, devoting time and effort to make a difference in the struggle for fairness, can be recognised and celebrated for the invaluable work they’re doing in fighting prejudice against the LGBTQI community. Despite the strides we’ve made, there is still much work to be done and we must pay tribute to those still fighting. Nominations close on 17 March so make sure to get them in soon.

Some 2019 winners include Sue Perkins in the LGBTQ Icon category and Sadiq Khan in the Celebrity Ally category. This year’s categories include:

MEDIA MOMENT

LGBTQI ICON

OUTSTANDING LGBTQI NETWORK GROUP

LGBTQI CHAMPION

CORPORATE LGBTQI CHAMPION

HOUSING PROVIDER

CAMPAIGN

INSPIRATIONAL ROLE MODEL

CORPORATE ALLY

CELEBRITY ALLY

LARGE ORGANISATION/BRAND

CHARITY

SMALL BUSINESS/BRAND

CAMPAIGNER

MEDIA DIVERSITY

Nominate via The Bank of London Rainbow Honours website. To keep up, follow their Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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