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The Unity Coalition|Coalicion Unida LEADERS, LEGENDS & LOVELIES© Lectures &
Exhibits
Celebrating the good, positive & outstanding within our LGBT community.
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Celebrating the good, positive & outstanding within our LGBT community, The Unity Coalition|Coalicion Unida LEADERS, LEGENDS&
LOVELIES© Lectures & Exhibits strive to focus on just that –
Bringing lecturers from all walks of life in the LGBT & friends of community, the events focus on the similarities rather than the differences
we all share, and how we can inspire others to do good, excel, be proud of who they are & just be better people.
Our work is 100% funded by fundraisers & private donations, and we are 100% staffed & managed by volunteers. Everything that comes in,
goes right back out for programming, leading & assisting our LGBT community.                               
On April 14, 2011 from 7-10pm we are hosting the Unity Coalition|Coalición Unida LEADERS, LEGENDS& LOVELIES© Ball, and your
participation will help us make this magical night even better and more successful.

-  The Unity Coalition|Coalición Unida LEADERS, LEGENDS& LOVELIES© (LL&L) BALL will have several exciting layers to the evening…
-   First it will be the unveiling of our Exhibit at the Art Deco Welcome Center, featuring a celebration of our LGBT community & its history
through art, photography and costumes, all hosted by Miss Elaine Lancaster.        
-   We will introduce our 2011 LL&L Honorees – persons from the community, present & past that have made a positive mark & present
them with an amazing Medal of Honor.
-   The UC|CU Legends Dolls will be unveiled…A one-of-a-kind collection of fashion dolls created by and in the image of local Divas. They
will be exhibited and auctioned to benefit UC|CU programming, along with many other great items being donated for fundraising efforts as
part of our Silent Auction that night.  
-   There will be an open bar, light fare, music, live performance art, gift bags & a magical evening for all who attend.
-   The purpose of the evening is to promote our programming, raise awareness & raise funds.

UC|CU Leaders, Legends & Lovelies© Lectures & Exhibit, running April 14-26, 2011 at the Art Deco Welcome Center at 1001 Ocean Drive,
Miami Beach, will feature individuals from our South Florida community who have mad a positive impact on our LGBT community.  This
years exhibit will include items of interest from MLB player & author BILLY BEAN, artist XAVIER CORTADA, Commissioner MICHAEL
GONGORA, Keep Paddlin’s CYNTHIA AGUILAR, USMC WALKER BURTTSCHELL, Art Deco’s Leonard Horowitz, photographer DALE
STINE, artist SAMANTHA PEREZ, several gowns & accessories from our favorite female illusionists, and much more…
The LECTURES, held on Saturday, April 16, 2011 to coincide with the Miami Beach Gay Pride festival, will include one-on-one live
interviews with CYNTHIA AGUILAR, MICHAEL GONGORA, BILLY BEAN ,MIKEY VERDUGO & MICHAEL HOLTZ.
We hope this lineup of events, exhibits & personalities is as exciting to you as it is to us, and that you will join us April 14 & 16th.
LEGENDS DOLLS Exhibit | Overturning DADT & Walker Burttschell,
USMC |
Leonard Horowitz - Visionary & Preservationist |Andres
Fabregas
- Designer & Architect | Int'l. Artist & Reclamation Project
Creator -
Xavier Cortada | Adora & Teddy Behr - Fashion
& Glamour | Artwork by
Samantha Perez | Photography by Dale Stine |
Cynthia Aguilar
- Keep Paddlin’ | Billy Bean - Leadership in LGBT
Sports |
Comm. Michael Gongora - Political & Social Equality | UC|CU
Legends Honors
recipients for 2011 | ... and much more!


Exhibit coordinated & curated by Luis Gonzalez & Herb Sosa
HOST COMMITTEE
Cynthia Aguilar | Billy Bean | Maritza Bedoya
Randolph Bullard & Eduardo Hepp | Walker Burttschell
Katie Carmichael & Dee Dee DiBiaggio
Xavier Cortada & Juan Carlos Espinosa | Raphael Giraldez & Herb Sosa
Michael Gongora | Luis Gonzalez | Tim Harrises
Luis Herrera & Randy Ricketts | Elaine Lancaster & James Davis
Maria Lago | Michael Larkin | Antonio Lopez & Eddie Miranda
Heidy Medina & Vanessa Brito | Ile Morales & Cathy Toruno
Edwin Scharlau & Victor Gimenez | Eddie Sierra
Moses Stein | Hernan Valverde
BLUE MONEY
JAZZ SEXTET
to perform
at the Ball

CLICK HERE
to listen to them
Hostess
ELAINE LANCASTER
Who received
the 2011
LEGENDS
HONORS?
EVENTS
THURSDAY, April 14
1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
7-10 pm |  
UC|CU Leaders, Legends & Lovelies Ball
$50  in advance
SATURDAY, April 16
1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

10 am-noon |  
PRIDE Committee & UC|CU  Volunteers Breakfast -
RSVP only

2pm-5pm |
Lectures & Exhibits
Free & Open to the public

6-11 pm |
UC|CU Presents the PRIDELEINES LGBTQ Youth Pride After-Party
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SAVOR Miami
Restaurant
& Market
PHOTOS
PHOTOS courtesy of Steve Rothaus, Charlotte Libov,
Henry Perez, Gladys Rivera, Joey Mujica,
Heidy Medina, Michael Stein, Lynn Portal & Tara B.
SAVE THE DATES
2012 Leaders, Legends & Lovelies Ball – Thursday, April 12th
Miami Beach PRIDE – Saturday, April 14th