Honors, Nancy Nangeroni

In some ways a measure of the privilege I’ve enjoyed, but hopefully also an indication of where I’ve been putting my efforts.

September 2020: History Maker

From the History Project for being “an unmatched advocate for the trans community. From creating GenderTalk Radio and GenderVision, to organizing the Transgender Day of Remembrance, to her service as Chair of the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, her activism has made history.”

June 2016: One of Fabulous Five

From North Shore Pride

November 2014: Community Innovator

From the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition at their “Light Up the Night” Trans Awareness Month event in Boston.

April 2014: Lifetime Achievement

From Fenway Health, Body Image 4 Justice, and TransCEND at their annual T Social event in Boston.

March 2014: Trans 100

For “making a difference in the day to day lives of trans people in a tangible way.”  [2014 Trans 100]

April 2012: NE Transgender Film Festival

Honoring Dr. Gordene MacKenzie and Nancy Nangeroni for activism and educational work.

February 2012: First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Cambridge Courageous Love Award

Honoring “Ms. Nangeroni’s years of dedicated service to the transgender community, her perseverance in educating the general public about transgender life and issues, and her critical role in passing the Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Act. She also started a nationwide campaign to end violence against transgender people…”

May 2010: Boston Spirit Magazine’s People You Need to Know

Nancy and Gordene were together profiled by Boston Spirit magazine as “People You Need to Know” in the local LGBT community.

June 2009: Stonewall Transgender Hero

Nancy was among 40 transgender activists recognized as “Heroes” by the International Imperial Court System and the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force at a special ceremony honoring the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Bar in New York City.

June 2009: Pride Interfaith Award

Presented to the all-volunteer Boston Transgender Day of Remembrance Organizing Committee, which Nancy has led for many years.

October 2005: Pioneer Award

Given to “devoted members of the T community” by the Fantasia Fair, the oldest and longest-running gathering of transgender persons for mutual education, support, collaboration and socializing.

April 2005: Virginia Prince Lifetime Service Award

Presented by the International Foundation for Gender Education. Named after the founder of the first-ever support group for crossdressers and transsexuals.

May 2000: “Outstanding LGBT Radio”

GenderTalk Radio receives an award from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). Also nominated in 1998.

June 1998: Grand Marshall, Boston Pride

In recognition of work on behalf of the Boston-area GLBT community.

December 1997: “Activist Efforts”

Honored by the now-defunct Massachusetts Gay & Lesbian Political Alliance.

August 1997: “Outstanding Community Service”

From the Conference Committee for the 3rd FTM Conference of the Americas, to the staff of GenderTalk radio

June 1997: “Outstanding Work”

Cited by the City of Cambridge for work on behalf of freedom of gender expression, leadership in transgender activism, dedication to inclusion and diversity, and hosting GenderTalk

April 1997: Trinity Award

From the International Foundation for Gender Education, for service to the Transgender Community.