Rick Rosendall

Mr. Rick Rosendall

Rick has for many years been an advocate on behalf of the LGBT community in DC. Rick is president of the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, D.C. He is a columnist for the Washington Blade and Bay Windows. His work has appeared in Huffington Post, Salon.com, Liberty Education Forum, and Metro Weekly. He co-founded the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C. in 1981. He became a founding member of the NAACP-DC Police Task Force in 1997. He was named a Community Pioneer by the Rainbow History Project in 2009 and received an award for Outstanding Service from The DC Center for the LGBT Community in 2011. Rick brings with him a wealth of knowledge of local and national politics, as well as an unflagging commitment to advancing LGBT rights.