2009 Family Equality Council Award

On 4/21/09, Clay was presented with the 2009 Family Equality Council Award at Tavern on the Green in NYC.

The event brings together LGBT parents, friends and allies to celebrate the progress we have made as a community of loving families towards full equality.
 
Clay received the Equality Council Award for his commitment to loving families of all kinds, taking a stand, and sharing his journey to parenthood proudly.



On 4/22/09, The Family Equality Council blog carried a brief summary of the event, including links to photos and to some fan video that had been posted at various Clay fan boards. FOX 5 television carried a brief segment on their news recap.

Apr. 21/09 'Night at the Tavern': The Family Equality Council hosted an evening that honored Clay for his positive profile as a gay parent, and also Terri Boggis who is the director of "Center Kids" at the LGBT Center in NYC. Entertainment was provided by singer Linda Eder. Clay made a brief speech. He even teased the fans who attended, joking that they must have thought that he was there to sing. *g*


Here are scans of the biographical page from the booklet prepared for the Family Equality Council 'Night at the Tavern' and one of the ads as well. The 'Tavern on the Green' restaurant was the site of the event.



Mar. 29/09 It was announced that Clay would receive the Equality Circle Award from the Family Equality Council on April 21st. He was being honored for "his commitment to loving families of all kinds, taking a stand, and sharing his journey to parenthood proudly".

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Kathy Kann,
Apr 22, 2009, 7:49 AM
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