Pride recognizes community members at annual Pridefest


    Community Leadership Award – Jon H. Glassmeyer

    Over the past 12 years, Jon has been a community mentor, leader, icon and friend. Jon consistently strives to go out of his way to give back to others and positively impact his community.  Since 2003, Jon has served as Board President of Artrageous.  Additionally, Jon has served as Host Committee Chair, Silent Auction Chair and Board Liaison to Nashville Cares while volunteering with Artrageous.

    Jon’s service and dedication to his community does not end with Artrageous.  He is also serving or has served a number of other community organizations including but no limited to Nashville CARES, Smoky Mountain Rodeo Association, Nashville Pride and many others.

    Grand Marshal – Gene Floyd

    As former co-chair of Nashville Pride, Gene Floyd has been a staunch, straight supporter of our GLBT community in Nashville for many years. Serving PFLAG officially as co-chair for almost 10 years and now informally as an ambassador to other organizations including HRC, Dell and the Gordon Jewish Community Center as well as countless individuals.

    Gene has been a force to be reckoned with not just in public but also in her Baptist church where she chooses to "work from the inside."