LA Pride is accpeting nominations for "community honorees" to be featured in the 2013 parade and celebration. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on Feb. 15.
The LGBT pride festival is set for June 7-9 in West Hollywood.
"The LA Pride Community Honorees program is one of the most inspiring aspects of this iconic celebration," event organizer Owen Ward said in a statement. "We are looking for our heroes and heroines who are doing the work, making impact, stepping up as allies and building our community by coming out of the closet. Honorees get to be in the parade and are celebrated at a number of pre-Pride events."
Past honorees include Chaz Bono, television host Jane Velez-Mitchell, the Gay Straight Alliance Network, Phil Wilson of the Black AIDS Institute, California Assembly Speaker John Perez, Bravo's Andy Cohen, Dr. Virginia Uribe, radio broadcaster Dr. Isabel Gomez-Bassols, California Attorney General Kamala Harris, activist Ivy Bottini and Best in Drag Show.
Click here for an online nomination form.