The Q’s OUTstanding Awards


Saturday | March 2 | Isleta Resort & Casino | 7p

Albuquerque Pride presents the 10th annual Q’s OUTstanding Awards!

Your 2018 OUTstanding Award Winners…

Prestigious Awards

Youth Achievement Award

Katherine Palmer Lifetime Achievement Award

Steve Loomis
As a gay man, Steve proudly served his country and is a decorated veteran. He conducted a ground breaking sexual harassment survey with emphasis on gays in command. He is a founding member of AVER—Bataan Chapter.
Stonewall Award

Bunnie Benton Cruse
Bunnie is 45 years old and is proud to be trans & Latina. Bunnie’s life has gone from homelessness, survival sex work & drug addiction to being an outspoken champion of the LGBTQ+ community.


    • OUTstanding Educator



    • OUTstanding First Responder



    • OUTstanding Medical Partner



    • OUTstanding LGBTIQ Leader



    • OUTstanding Healthcare Professional



    • OUTstanding Place for Pets



    • OUTstanding Public Official



    • OUTstanding Public or Social Worker



    • OUTstanding School



  • OUTstanding Social Influencer



    • OUTstanding Non-profit Organization



    • OUTstanding Place to Worship



    • OUTstanding Straight Ally



  • OUTstanding Youth Group


Personal Well Being

    • OUTstanding Barber



    • OUTstanding Day Spa



    • OUTstanding Make-Up Artist



    • OUTstanding Massage Therapist



    • OUTstanding Salon



  • OUTstanding Stylist



    • OUTstanding Local Business



    • OUTstanding Major Corporation



    • OUTstanding Real Estate Agent or Company



    • OUTstanding Restaurant



  • OUTstanding Store to Shop



    • OUTstanding Artist



    • OUTstanding Graphic Designer



  • OUTstanding Photographer



    • OUTstanding Bar or Nightclub



    • OUTstanding Bartender



    • OUTstanding DJ



    • OUTstanding Drag King



    • OUTstanding Drag Queen



    • OUTstanding Individual Entertainer



    • OUTstanding Performance Group



    • OUTstanding Vocalist



  • OUTstanding Youth Entertainer