The Vision awards is one of many fundraising foundations that is engaged in helping raise money for various non-profits throughout out the metropolitan area ; and last night the LGBTQ community  came together to celebrate with pride the honorees of  the night. The inspirational event was hosted by Bevy Smith and Emil Wilberkin, which honored Oscar award-nominee film director Lee Daniels (Precious, The Butler), Fashion Icon Isaac Mizrahi, Brooklyn Nets’ Jason Collins, Transgender rights activist and best selling author Janet Mock and director of the LGBAC Marching Band Marita Begley.

Displaying gratefulness and staying humble, the honorees expressed some of their biggest struggles and experiences through bigotry and hate crimes towards them; and one of the most memorable speeches of the night was by Isaac Mizrahi , saying ” Honor our Feelings, because your feelings don’t lie.”

Some Key celebs that made an appearance and supported were: Stylist and fashion aficionado legendary Damon, celebrity hair stylists and co-host of Bravo’s Fashion queens Derek J and Miss Lawrence, Cynthia Bailey,  Jussie Smollett and Elle Varner.

 

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