Rainbow Key To The City Awards


Beginning in 2017, the Southern California Equality Business Alliance will present the inaugural "Rainbow Key To The City."  The award recognizes individuals, businesses or groups who have made outstanding contributions to San Diego’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender community. The awards have been established to recognize their valued contributions to the city’s quality of life. These contributions recognize; the arts, news media, community activism, humanitarian efforts, armed services, emergency services (Police, Fire, Emergency Medical Services), sports, medicine, community leadership, or other significant accomplishments that benefit the LGBT community in San Diego or the lives of LGBT individuals around the world. 


Eight awards will be presented- each signifying one color of the original eight color rainbow flag.  


If you would like to nominate an outstanding individual please complete the online nomination form found below and return it to:


ATTN: Rainbow Key To The City Awards 

San Diego LGBT Visitors Center

529 University Avenue

San Diego, CA 92103


Nominations may also be emailed to eddie @ LGBTvisitorscenter.org (remove spaces).  


Nominations should be postmarks or submitted no later than 5pm on Friday June 30th. The Board of Directors of the Southern California Equality Business Alliance will review all nominations.  Awards will be announced on Thursday July  15th. 


For additional information, please call 619-432-LGBT (5428).