Mama Bernice Humanitarian Award

A perpetual award named in honor of Maria “Mama” Bernice, The Imperial Mother of the Rose Court. The award can be awarded at the Harmony of the Rose awards dinner to any person or organization who has shown outstanding commitment to the rights and history of the Oregon LGBTQ community.

Maria “Mama” Bernice, The Imperial Mother of the Rose Court

Year

Recipient

1988

Mr. Bill

1990

 Champagne

1991

Gary McInnis

1992

Bertie Mae Heifer

1993

Ray Snively

1994

Mame

1995

Darcelle

1996 

Mike Lindberg

1997

Babalou

1998

Kimberlee

1999

Maria

2000

Rickey Casias

2001

Jan Rosell

2002

Norm Costa

2003

Doug Watson

2004 

Kathy Hogan

2005

Steve Suss

2006

Don Hood

2007

Ben Brown

2008 

Marty Davis

2009

Johnny Woo

2010

Not Awarded

2011

Hands Across Hawthorne

2012 

Cheryl Beatrice Hall

2013

PQ Monthly / Melody Davis 

2014

Allison Gray

2015

Allison Grey

2016

Basic Rights Oregon

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