Photo Coverage: Point Foundation Honors the Arts

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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)


Kristin Davis


Kristin Davis and Jorge Valencia (Point Foundation's Executive Director and CEO)


Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City)


Sarah Jessica Parker


Jorge Valencia and Sarah Jessica Parker


Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City)


Kim Cattrall


Michael Patrick King (Director/Executive Producer)


Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis congratulate Cynthia Nixon


Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis


Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis


Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis


Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis


Carson Kressley (Lifestyle Channel "How To look Good Naked")


Carson Kressley


Jorge Valencia and Michael Patrick King


Kerry Butler (Broadway's Xanadu, NBC's Lipstick Jungle)


Kerry Butler


Kerry Butler


Jorge Valencia and Kerry Butler


Jorge Valencia and Kerry Butler


Becky Gulsvig (Broadway's Legally Blonde)


Becky Gulsvig


Jorge Valencia and Becky Gulsvig


Judith Light (ABC's Ugly Betty)


Playwright Edward Albee


Jorge Valencia and Edward Albee


Radio Host Valerie Smaldone


Anthony Rapp (Rent)


Jorge Valencia and Anthony Rapp


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



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