Publisher/Editor in Chief Collette Jacobs: My cousin, Mike, who died of AIDS in the early 80’s.
Co-publisher/Chief Financial Officer Mark I. Jacobs: Progressive acceptance.
Assignment Editor Athena Cocoves: Poet Audre Lorde.
Editorial Assistant Courtney Probert: Sylvia Rivera.
Calendar Editor Sarah Emily: The organizers and volunteers. Thank you for your hard work.
Digital Media Manager Deanna Woods: My cousin, Tony Rum. Much love.
Interns: Ryleigh Wann, Jayce Rubel, Lauryn Haas, and Luke Sasscer.
Contributing Writers: Erin Holden, Jeff McGinnis, Jason Webber, Alan Scully, Johnny Hildo, Christine Senack, and Rob Brezsny.
Production Manager Imani Lateef: Toledo photographer Tom Brooks.
Senior Designer Leah Foley: Tequila Mockingbird!
Anita Tipton: Harvey Milk.
Kelli Miller: My bff Adam & my other LGBT Friends & Family.
Norwin Lopez: All the LGBT artists, teachers and inspirational people I’ve met throughout.
Sales Coordinator Jenny Leach: Eleanor Roosevelt.
Sales Assistant Eddie Knight: Rock Hudson and/or the Brady Bunch Dad.
Amy Ressler Rough: Anyone out and proud.
Bonnie Hunter: Tennis champion Martina Navratilova.
Kathleen Dewar: Elton John.
Suzanne Bell: George Thompson, Lexi Staples & Barb Best.
Brittany Stahl: My nephew’s birthday.
Katie Emans: My college roommate and her wife.
Accounting Robin Armstrong: Ellen DeGeneres.
Distributor Tracy D. Kimble: Bayard Rustin.