Collections by Michelle Brown WSG Philip Esteem/2018 Esteem Awards

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The founder of the Esteem Awards, Philip Esteem, gives a behind the scenes look at the Awards Program and talk about this year's awardees. The Esteem Awards give recognition to outstanding LGBTQ organizations and individual not only in Chicago but nationally each year. The 11th Annual Esteem Awards will take place on June 30th at Chicago’s Sidetrack Lounge located at 3349 N. Halsted from 1PM-4PM. Seven organizations and twelve individuals are being honored at this year's Awards. Philip Esteem founded the Esteem Awards to give recognition to outstanding LGBTQ organizations and individuals. He started working in the community with Black Pride (Chicago in 2005), He began networking and was being introduced to people that were doing good things in the community and never really recognized as they should have been. He is also the administrator of Pride on Film by PrideIndex.com which profiles Filmmakers, Producers, Directors, Writers, and Actors. This includes both independent and mainstream film, video and web series that cover the African American/ African Diaspora, Latino/Other People of Color and LGBTQ, Experimental film, Documentary. PrideIndex.com is an online entertainment guide to events, bars, and parties for the African-American and LGBT communities.

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