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Brothers United is Indiana’s only African American AIDS Serving Organization that focuses on the LGBT Community. Annually, Brothers United provides vital services to over 2,000 families per year living in Marion County that are infected or affected by HV/AIDS. Brothers United will celebrate its 15th anniversary on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 (World AIDS Day) with a fundraising dinner, fashion show, and awards ceremony.

Brothers United will honor individuals within the Central Indiana community who have made a positive impact on the lives of LGBT individuals at its 15th Anniversary celebration. Nominations in the following categories are open to the community:

The Advocate Award: The Advocate Award is presented to an individual who has used his/her voice, platform, or position to advocate for the improved health and wellness of the LGBT community.

The Bravery Award: Disclosing your HIV status to one person alone can be a difficult process. Sharing your status with the world however is often unimaginable. The bravery award is given to a person living with HIV who has chosen to break the silence, shame, and stigma of being HIV positive by sharing their status.

Future Leaders Award: Youth hold the keys to unlocking the potential of the future. The future leader’s award is given to a young person within the LGBT community who demonstrates clear leadership and involvement with issues related to the LGBT community. (Individuals must be ages 13-25)

•         All nominations must be received by Monday, November 16, 2015 at midnight.

•         Please write no more than 600 words describing why the individual should receive this award.

•         Please be specific about current work and activities being done to benefit the LGBT community.

•         All nominations can be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to 3737 N. Meridian Street, Suite 401, Indianapolis, IN 46208. For more information, contact Terrell Parker at 317-931-0292.

Brothers United also invites the entire community to come out and Celebrate WORLD AIDS DAY and Brothers United’s 15 Years of Celebration; be part of the solution. World AIDS Day is an International Health Awareness Day.

WHEN: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 6 – 9 PM

WHERE: Latitude 360 in “Latitude Live” Room – 4016 E. 82nd Street

FEATURING: All Male Fashion Show (Featuring Trans Female Scene), Awards Presentation, VIP Reception & Dinner.

Wearing RED, BLACK OR GOLD represents your support of World AIDS Day and Brothers United’s 15th Anniversary.

For more information about tables of 8 or individuals tickets:

Please contact: Terrell Parker 317-931-0292 ext. 658 [email protected] or Deidra Coleman at 317-931-0292 ext. 656 [email protected]

The mission of Brothers United, Inc. is to enhance the overall health and wellness of the community including those you are LGBT and those who live and work in our neighborhoods.

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