Jeanne Cordova


Achievements and Awards

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Morris Kight Lifetime Achievement Award, given by Los Angeles LGBT Pride, June 2009

Lambda Literary Foundation, one of 21 national finalists selected to attend inaugural Writer’s Retreat, June 2007, University of Judaism, Los Angeles

Mexico City Book Fair, speaker on two panels at Feria del Libro del Zocalo de la Ciudad de Mexico, 2006

Visibility Award, presented by One Institute International Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, 2003

Rainbow Key Award for Lifetime Community Service, From the City of West Hollywood, 2002.

Recognition Award, “for pioneering work on behalf of gay and lesbian rights.” Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. 1998.

Pioneer of the Movement, recognition award given for role in co-founding the gay civil rights movement on the West Coast in the 1970’s. University of Southern California Queer Frontiers Conference. 1996.

Uncommon Women:  honored as a longtime activist and writer in this anthology of notable women compiled by the Legacy Foundation. New York. 1994.

Worth Magazine, quoted in this national business publication in their story about gay white collar professionals emerging from the closet. March 1994.

Community Recognition Award 1983. Given by Southern California Women for Understanding for founding and publishing Community Yellow Pages, an institution in the Los Angeles community.

Recipient of Community Service Award 1981. Given by The Gay Academic Union.

First open lesbian to appear in WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, 1978-79.


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