Texas Stonewall Democrats will recognize a Dallas activist and the Tarrant County chapter at the April Equality Forward Summit in Austin.
Longtime Dallas Democrat and activist Erin Moore will receive the Buck Massey Legacy of Leadership Award for her work over the last year in helping the Texas Democratic Party add marriage equality to its platform, as well as working with the National Platform Committee to ensure it made the national platform as well.
Tarrant County Stonewall Democrats, along with Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio, will be recognized for outstanding work among chapters with the Roberto J. Flores Club Achievement Award.
State Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, will be receive the Lone Star Equality Advocate Award for his championing for LGBT rights in the Legislature over the years.
The Equality Forward Summit is April 5-7 at the Hilton Austin Airport and will include Houston Major Annise Parker, state Rep. Mary Gonzalez, D-El Paso, and former Congressman Barney Frank will be among the speakers.