Photo Coverage: Point Foundation Honors the Arts
On April 7, 2008 The Point Foundation presented Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Cynthia Nixon with the 2008 Point Courage Award at Capitale in New York City.The Point Courage Award is awarded to an individual who has advocated for the future of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and lives with the vision that investing in today's potential will produce a brighter tomorrow.
Cynthia Nixon has made her mark in television, theater and film, with such memorable characters in HBO's "Sex and the City" as Miranda Hobbes and as Eleanor Roosevelt in "Warm Springs." Other outstanding roles on the big screen include Little Darlings, Amadeus, The Manhattan Project, and on the Broadway stage in The Rabbit Hole, Indiscretions, Philadelphia Story and Angels in America. A concerned parent and a strong supporter and graduate of New York City Public Schools. The Point Foundation remarks that "Cynthia is a shining example of courage and hope to many. For her position in the LGBT community and her pursuit of quality education for today's youth, we salute her."
The guest list included Edward Albee Kerry Butler, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Becky Gulsvig, Victorya Hong, Michael Patrick King, Carson Kressley, John Mackenroth, Judith Light, Sarah Jessica Parker, Christian Siriano, Valerie Smaldone, and Judge David Young.
The sponsors for this event were Motorola, HBO, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Audi, HSBC, New Line Cinema, Metro Source, Echelon, HX, The New York Blade, Genre, Christiania, Arancio and Splash.
For more information please visit www.pointfoundation.org
Photos By Linda Lenzi
Honoree Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City)
Kristin Davis (Sex and the City)
Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City)
Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City)
Michael Patrick King (Director/Executive Producer)
Carson Kressley (Lifestyle Channel "How To look Good Naked")
Becky Gulsvig (Broadway's Legally Blonde)
Jorge Valencia and Becky Gulsvig
Judith Light (ABC's Ugly Betty)
Playwright Edward Albee
Radio Host Valerie Smaldone
Jack Mackenroth (Bravo TV's Project Runway), Jorge Valencia and Victorya Hong (Bravo TV's Project Runway)
Judge David Young
Jorge Valencia and Judge David Young