|Yesterday, the Equality Virginia (EV) Board of Directors announced the 2019 class of honorees of OUTstanding Virginians who will be honored on April 13 at the 16th Annual Commonwealth Dinner. Among the honorees is Virginia Beach resident and transgender activist Jay Corprew.|
Jay Corprew, currently serves as a Board Member of the Transgender Assistance Program of Virginia in addition to serving as a volunteer of the communityAs Jay shared with EV,
“I know what it is like to be trans and homeless, denied help because I am trans. I was homeless three times over the course of seven years. I survived that time in my life, and this is my way of giving back and helping my community.”
The other Virginians to be honored at the banquet will be:
AGLA (Arlington Gay & Lesbian Alliance)
Reverend Joe Cobb, Roanoke
Reverend Lacette Cross, Richmond
Kathy & Ray Green, Glen Allen
Bill Harrison, Richmond
The Honorable Mayor Levar Stoney of Richmond
.Jay Timmons, McLean
If you are interested in attending the April 13 banquet in Richmond, you can find out more HERE.
Stay tuned as we will have a more in-depth interview with Jay next month.