The City of West Hollywood has begun gathering nominations for its 2018 Rainbow Key Awards, which recognizes people who have made outstanding contributions to the lesbian and gay community. The awards event is anticipated to take place in June 2018.

Since 1993, the City of West Hollywood has presented Rainbow Key Awards to individuals and groups that have gone above and beyond in their service to the LGBT community.

Contributions have come in many forms, including the arts, community service, humanitarian action, sports, medicine, armed services, leadership potential, benefit to the global gay and lesbian community, and more. Past honorees have included activists, artists, civic leaders, educators, community organizations, and many others.

Nominations will be reviewed by the City of West Hollywood’s Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board — awards will be determined by the West Hollywood City Council. Nomination forms are due by Thursday, February 1, 2018.

A two-page nomination form is available as a [PDF].

A hard copy of the form can also be requested by contacting Jeff Book, Staff Liaison to the City’s Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board at (323) 848-6471.

Forms should be returned to:

Jeff Book
Staff Liaison, Lesbian & Gay Advisory Board
West Hollywood City Hall
8300 Santa Monica Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

For additional information, please contact Jeff Book at (323) 848-6471 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For people who are deaf or hearing impaired, please call TTY (323) 848-6496.