Best New Mayor of 2003, Hudson Valley Magazine

 

Courageous Resister Award, Refuse and Resist!

 

Special Civil Rights Award, New York State Senate Democratic Conference

  

Queer CUNY Award for Courage and Activism, City University of New York

     

Mario Savio Young Activist Award

     

Profile In Courage Award, Sullivan Peace and Justice

     

Fifty Hottest Bachelors in America, People Magazine

     

Out100, Out Magazine

 

one of the "The Most Powerful People in the Hudson Valley 2004 " Times-Herald Record Newspaper.

     

Anointed "Saint Marry Mayor of New Paltz" by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc.

     

Recognition, East End Gay Organization for Human Rights and the Linda Leibman Human Rights Fund

     

Recognition, City of San Diego

     

Recognition, California State Legislature

     

Recognition, New York City Stonewall Democrats Democratic Club

     

Recognition, Community Free Democrats Democratic Club

 

ÒPerson of the YearÓ (shared with Mayor Gavin Newsom and Mayor John Shields), The Advocate magazine

 

one of the ÒThe Most Powerful People in the Hudson Valley 2005Ó, Times-Herald Record newspaper

     

ÒMen We LoveÓ, Genre Magazine

       

Out on a Limb Award, New Paltz Social Society

 

Friend of the Community Award, Inside/Out Magazine

     

National Service Award, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force