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Here are the Nicky Award nominees 2018

Here are all the nominees for the 2018 Nicky Awards.
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Every year the Nicky Awards are handed out to people and establishments in San Diego's LGBT community for their work in making positive changes, working toward acceptance and equality throughout the county. 

Awarded to people nominated by their peers, the Nicky's is celebrating 43 years and that makes them the oldest LGBT awards on the west coast. 

This year the always entertaining and colorful event will take place on Sunday, December 16 with special guest emcee San Diego's own Ms. Pearl who was also a finalist on America's Got Talent.

Here are all the nominees for this year's awards and you can vote for your favorite by clicking HERE

Outstanding Sports Organization

America’s Finest Softball League

Armada Rugby

San Diego American’s Flag Football League

LeZbhobest Dragon boat Team

Different Strokes

Cheer Extreme

San Diego Tennis Foundation

Varsity Gay League

Outstanding Pharmacy

Hillcrest Pharmacy

AHF

Walgreens Community Pharmacy Hillcrest

Pride Pharmacy

CVS Pharmacy Hillcrest

Park Blvd Pharmacy

Outstanding Brunch

Urban Mo’s

Gossip Grill

Inside Out

Uptown Tavern

Baja Betty’s

Harley Gray

Great Maple

Trust

Cabaret Drag Brunch

Outstanding Neighborhood Bar

The Loft

Urban Mo’s

Redwing

Hillcrest Brewing Company

Gossip Grill

#1 Fifth Avenue

Flicks

Merrow

Pecs

Fiesta Cantina

Cheers

The Eagle

Uptown Tavern

SRO

The Caliph

Outstanding Bar

Flicks

The Loft

Redwing

Cheers

Urban Mo’s

SRO

Pecs

Uptown Tavern

Rich’s

HBC

Martini’s Above Fourth

Gossip Grill

The Merrow

Cheers

#1 Fifth Avenue

The Caliph

The Eagle

Fiesta Cantina

Medical Marijauna Dispensary:

Urban Leaf

Golden Bloom

Harbor Collective

San Diego Recreational Cannabis

Night Club/ Bar Event:

Whips n Furs @ Mo’s

Finger Me Friday@ Gossip Grill

Divas San Diego@Rich’s

Bear Night @ The Merrow

WTF @ Rich’s

Dreamgirls @ Mo’s

Welfare Wednesday @ Flicks

Pup Night @ Eagle

Trainer:

Grant Foreman

Tiff Artis

Steven Land

Keith Diedrich

Kristofer Reynolds

Jaime Grant

Nuno Costa

Night Club/ Dance Bar:

Rich’s

Urban’s Mo’s

Gossip Grill

Merrow

The Rail

Women’s Night:

LEZ @ Rich’ s

Finger me Friday @ Gossip Grill

Saturday Caturday @ Gossip Grill

Glitter Box

HER

Bar Owner:

Chris Shaw @ Urban Mo’s 

Paul Smith @ The Merrow

Andy Clark @ The Loft

Sarah Critchlow @ Redwing Bar & Grill

Jeff Jackson @ Flicks

Michael Saltsman @ Uptown Tavern

Nick Moede@ Rich’s

Sherman Mendoza @ The Caliph

Omar Lowry @ #1 Fifth Avenue

Sir Nicholas @ The Eagle

Matt Ramon @ Inside Out

Moe Girton @ Gossip Grill

Joey Arruda @ HBC

Stefano Chicote @ Gossip Grill

Jim Simpson & Dori Tifui @ Martini's

Bar Manager

Ryan Bedrosian @ Rich’s

Russ Mortenson-Boyd @ Eagle

Patrick Walsh@ Flicks

Paris Sukomi Max @ Inside Out

Rikke-Ellis Bahena @ #1 Fifth Avenue

La’Frania West @ Redwing Bar & Grill

Tommy Walker @ The Caliph

Jessica Wight-Carter@ Uptown Tavern

Tom Meyer @ Pecs

Justin Parker@ Mo’s 

Glitz Glam @ Mo’s

Chris Goller @ Martini's

Female Bartender:

Freda W. @ Gossip Grill Jersey @ The Caliph

Leonala @ Rich’s Traci Ratliff @ Redwing

Megan S @ Harley Gray Bekah Levine@ Gossip 

Claire L @ Uptown Tavern Leanne Rose @ Redwing

Tiana @ Fiesta Cantina Nicole L @ Rich’s

Elizabeth @ The Rail Lindsay L @ Inside Out

Tracy @ #1 Fifth Avenue

Male Bartender:

Brian @ Inside Out Odin Forte @ The Merrow

Kyle Matthews @Flicks Brandon Urban @Redwing

Joe Martiniez@Merrow Mattie C@ Two Seven Eight

Gunther @ Pecs Tyler@ Mo’s

Bobby V@Uptown Kane@ Loft

Justin N@ Gossip Grill Madison@ Rich’s

Robert R.@ Baja Betty’s Tanner@ Fiesta Cantina

Marc Meza @ #1’s Doriam @ The Eagle

Devin McKenna@ Martini's Above Fourth

Employee:

Andrew Verdugo @ The Merrow

Dwayne Wynne@ Gossip Grill

Randy @ Inside Out

Anthony Sparacino@ Flicks

Korie Houston@ Baja Betty’s

Tim Kelly@ Redwing

Ned Cato @ Rich’s

Jonathan Michael @ The Rail

Andrew @ Mo’s

Impersonator:

Kickxy Vixen Styles

Keex Rose

Bebe Gunn

Evelynn Rose

Groteska

Paris Sukomi Max

Vanity Jones

Lolita Von Tease

Vivi the Force Angel Fairfax 

Sammy Evil

Smokey Gonzalez

Kevi Kev

Nadya Simone

Mariam T

Dj/Vj:

Dj Taj

Dj Kinky Loops

Dj Dida

Dj Jon Williams

Dj Will Z

Dj Dirty Kurty

DJ Rick Betta

Dj Pure Floe

Dj John Joseph 

Dj Mateo Segade

Female Personality:

Ebby Mullins

Courtney Ray

Kristy Salazar 

Xanadu Rocketship

Toni Duran

Shannon Rose

Elisha Pugel

Gardenia Patridge 

Jessica Wight-Carter

Dina Somsomouth

Male Personality:

Robert Rodriguez

Cesar Reyes

Benny C

Brian Levinson

Erik Benson

Steve Juarez

David Cope-Crockett

Joey Adams

Ziggy Zig

Frank Jones

Zachary W

Josh Ramirez

Ricardo Gallego

Tyler Renner

Trans Activist:

Tracie O’Brien

Paul Rhodes

Connor M

Meredith Vezina

Coco Channel

Arin Mac

Brooke Sullivan

Deja Cabrera

Leather /Levi Personality:

Jay Heimbach

Bill Willis

Doriam Couto

Jody Mitchell

Paul Rhodes

Paulo Batista

Kira Renee

Anthony Roller Greaika

Tamanava-Eden McClintock

Entertainer/Group:

Diamond Dogs

Don Lemaster

Family Jewels

San Diego Divas Gay Men’s Chorus

Dreamgirls

San Diego Kings

Rhea Carey

Golden Girls

SD Women’s Chorus

Andy Anderson & Nathan

Tori Roze & The Hot Mess

Title Holder:

Doriam Coute- Mr San Diego leather 2018

Ziggy Zig- Mr Gay Pride 2018

Grant Foreman- Tantrums & Tiara’s 2018

Adonyss Illuzion- Miss Rail 2018

Dex Starr- Mr Gay San Diego 2017

Jody Mitchell- Mr SD Eagle 2018

Kira Renee- MS. San Diego leather 2018

Restaurant:

Inside Out Gossip Grill Baja Betty’s

Harley Gray Urban Mo’s Crest Café

Snooze Martini’s La Vecindad 

Ortega’s Lips Trust

Two Seven Eight

Male Waitperson:

Zach Bryant@ Inside Out

Nick Berry @ Harley Gray

Dennis@ Mo’s

Joey Adams @ Gossip Grill

Martin @ Fiesta Cantina

Dash Le @ Baja Betty’s

Jared @ Uptown Tavern

Nelson @ Martini’s

Christopher @ HBC

Chad Imgrund @ Martini's

Female Waitperson

Lindsay @ Gossip Grill

Mayra @ Baja Betty’s

Jacqueline @ Uptown Tavern

Fabiola @ Crest Café

Marisol @ Mo’s

Zoe @ Inside Out

Tara @ Harley Gray

Elisha Pugel @ Gossip Grill

Man of the Year

Nick Serrano

Stephen Whitburn

Robert Gleason

Will Rodriguez Kennedy

Benny Cartwright

Eddie Rey

Bob Lehman

Fernando Lopez

Ian Johnson

LT. Daniel Meyers

David Meyers

Reverend Dan Koeshall

Woman of the Year

Carolina Ramos

Delores Jacobs

Barbara Blake

Toni Duran

Shannon Wagner

Cheli Mihamed

Cheryl Houk

Cara Dessert

Vera Cruz

Lillian Faderman

Rabbi Lori Coskey

Rebekah Hook-Held

Outstanding LGBT Couple

Robert Hubbard & Jeremy Bloom

John Carey & Michael Brierley

Manny Maldonado & Omar de Lugo

Moe Girton & Dawn Stultz

Nathan Kendrick & Todd Richman

Emily Obannon Robles & Annalissa Obannon Robles

Dwayne Wynne & Austin Sloan

Cesar A Reyes & John-Paul Spickard

Jorge Soto & Lee Phillips

Marvin & Nelson

Michael Brennan & Mike Halderson

Kat Haney & Tina Canavan

James Hederer & Mario Garcia

KC Blasingame & Denny Blasingame

Will Zakrajshek & Caleb Wilkins

Nick Norvell & Adam Renteria

Jeff Breeze & Donald Riggs

Christine & Nicole Garcia

Liz & Kristy Salazar

Robert Rodriguez & Scott Parman

Karen & Kerrie Stone

Peter Ambrose & Aaron Borovoy

Bob Leyh & Bill McClain

Jenny Heber & Jen Quimby

Lillian Faderman & Phyllis Irwin

Dina Somsamouth & Tiff Artis

Cara Dessert & Lisa Valenzuela

CJ Langler & Zarah Nowlin

Travis Meyer & Ron Addeo

Kara & Karmen Kirkpatrick

Glitz Glam & Anthony Roller Greika

Brad Hart & Jay Jones

Andrew Walker & David Chavez

Lawrence Brown & Joey Hamann

Bob Lehman & Tom Felkner

Lisa Raye & Drina Lickert

Ryan Biancardi & Matthew Morgan

Jedd Cassidy & Jeremy Gaynier

Jim Simpson & Duri Tifui

Tug James & Justin Cox

Outstanding Hair Stylist

Edgardo Rivera

Anthony Flores

Diego Hernandez

Charles Glatt

Cody Pope

Scottie Tidwell

Topher Prather

Bear Hair by Chuck

Mayson Lee Flores

Alex Maravilla

Britton Purvis

Annalise Obannon Robles

Paul Jesus Aguiningoc

Kat Black

Cheryl Beltran

Donna Valdez

Hector Vallejo

Sarah Piel

Brian Kearns

Peter Ambrose

Joseph Anthony

Outstanding Real Estate Agent

Freddy Garcia

David Espinosa

Joe Gonzalez III

Todd Armstrong

John Young

Ryan Dick

Bo Bortner

Ivan Solis

Mark Robertson-Tucker

Alli Urguby

Lawrence Brown

Mercedes Estrada

Outstanding Corporate Sponsor

Mass Mutual Pacific Coast

Sempra Energy

Stoli Vodka

Viejas Casino

Absolut Vodka

Mac Cosmetics

Harrah's Casino

Ketel One Vodka

Sycuan Casino

Wells Fargo

Cox

Tito's Vodka

Hotel del Coronado

Outstanding LGBT Publication

SDPIX

SDGLN

Gay San Diego

Rage Magazine

Outstanding LGBT Writer/Columnist

Timothy Rawles

Bill Bliss

Anthony Gioffre

Michael Kimmel

Brad Hart

Joel Martens

Lisa Lipsey

Benny Cartwright

Korie Houston

Cesar Reyes

Jinx Mirage

Cutter Slagle

Albert Fulcher

Cody Yarbo

Kat Haney

Morgan M Hurley

Thom Senzee

Outstanding LGBT Online Media

SDGLN

Rage

Now Trending Hillcrest Social

SDPIX.com

Gay San Diego

Real Life Media

Outstanding Bank(Branch Office)

Union Bank Hillcrest

Bank of America Hillcrest

Bank of America North Park

Wells Fargo Hillcrest

Wells Fargo North Park

SDCCU

US Bank

Mission Federal Credit Union

Navy Federal

Citizens Business Bank

Chase Hillcrest

Chase North Park

California Coast Credit Union

Outstanding Nightclub Dancer Male/Female

Dan Rizzle

Marvin Garcia

Nelson Marin

Dangilo Brian Bonilla

Donny Darko

Alex (Rich's )

Israel Ballesteros

Collin Boudreaux

Kevin Messer

Ricky (Flicks)

Nina Bel Vande

Ziggy Zig

Paris Sukimo Max

Oscar Alvez

Raul Bravo

Deximus Starr

Cody Grigsby

Misty Skyes

Jose de la Cruz

Mike Murray

Outstanding Community Volunteer

Luis Legaspi

Debbie Daniels

William Kelly

Fernando Ponyboy Junior

Adam Stepp

Connor Maddocks

Jeremy Bloom

Colin Bailey King

Tessa Cabrera

Michael Aron

Karen Stone

Joe Smith

Steve White

El Bissarra

Rick Arlo Yahlira

Colin Bordeaux

Cheli Mohamed

Amy Suter

Rick Cervantas

Sister Ida know

Susie Wong

Alex Roller

Colin King

Shannon Rose

Sean Redmond

Jae Red Rose

Outstanding HIV/Aids Service Provider

AVRC

HNRC

Being Alive

Lead the Way

Christie's Place

The LGBT Community Center

Owen Clinic

Family Health Centers of San Diego

Mama's Kitchen

Stepping Stone

Pozabilites

Impulse San Diego

Building On A Positive Life

CHIP

San Ysidoro Health Center

Outstanding Community Activist

Jeremy Bloom

Ricky Cervantas

William Kelly

Benny Cartwright

Fernando Lopez

Meredith Vezina

Michael Brennan

Michael Aron

Melissa Kelly (Melissa Everywhere)

Ebby Mullins

Alex Neofitidis

Steve Juarez

Phyllis Jackson

Sister Ida

Aaron Heier

Ginger Douglas

Ian Johnson

Rose Gomez

Max Disposti

Alex Ordoubegian

Cassandra Fiorella

Johnny Goodman

Jessica Wright Carter

Anthony Gioffre

Jay Heimbach

Jae Red Rose

Frank Jones

Paul Rhodes

Outstanding Community Event

San Diego Pride

San Diego AIDS Walk

Tantrums and Tiaras

San Diego Pride Parade

Moulin Rouge - Hillcrest Wind Ensemble

Red Dress Party

HRC San Diego Gala 

Pride Launch Party by Rob Benzon Foundation

Shefest

Out At The Fair

Transgender Day of Empowerment

Southbay Pride

CityFest

FilmOut San Diego

Apocalyptic Ball

Trans Youth-a-palooza

Charity Christmas Wreathe Auction @ Martini's

Outstanding LGBT Community Organization

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

Being Alive San Diego

HRC San Diego

Stepping Stone San Diego

Stonewall Citizen's Patrol

TransFamily Support Services

Lambda Archives of San Diego

San Diego Equality Business Association

Pozabilities

Outstanding Straight Ally

Michael D M Yoffee

Kane Myers

Courtney Ray

Carrie Christie

Cali Greibel

Darcy Carson

Benjamin Nicholls

Stephanie Downs

Josh Stout

Debbie Sanders

Jessica Magers

Gardenia Partridge

Amy Suter

Chloe Janda

Joey Belluco

Todd Hughes

Hillary Whittington

Lisa Hampton

Paul Smith

Kathie Moehlig

Kiki Elizabeth

Maureen Wattelet

Crystal Wagner

Shannon Rose

Colleen and Jay Cavalieri

Brittant Bailey McIntosh

Jessica Wright Carter

Molly Chase

Outstanding Business

Prime Fitness Training

Little Buddies Pet Care

Cody's Home + Gift

The Unoptical

Pleasures & Treasures

Luigi Vera Clothing

Hillcrest Social/Now Trending App

Sousa Cleaning Business

Creative Crossroads

Hillcrest Ace Hardware

Daddy's Hot Dogs

Church of Steel Tattoo

Pet Palace

Manfest

Illuzion Wig Designs

D3 Home

Zip A Dee Doo Dogs Mobile Dog Grooming

Tapered and Tails

Lestats Hillcrest

Bair Financial Planning

Cale Life Co.

Ageless & Beautiful Medical Spa

Wynn's Barbershop

New Business

Inside Out

Grace Threading Hillcrest

Joy Brewed Coffee House

Better Buzz Coffee House

619 Spirits Distillery

F45 Training East Hillcrest

UPGRADE Body Conditioning

SDRC - San Diego Recreational Cannabis

Krave & Kulture

HOA Nexus

KR Fitlife

Levinson Group

B Squared Productions

Outstanding Business Man

Jonathan Hale

Carlos Salazar

John Ealy

Robbert Hubbard

Sean Stidham

Brad Hart

Jay Jones

Michael Saltsman

Brian Levinson

Christopher Starvos

Paul Smith

Billy Canu

Lawrence Brown

Johan Engman

Jeremy Alan

Will Zakrajshek

Outstanding Business Woman

Keeley Kenefick

Aimie Baca

Jessica Magers

Olga Cortes

Linda Kurty Kurtyka

Lorena Levinson

Sarah Piel

Liz Carmouche

Debra Fisher

Kristi Martone

Stephanie Downs

Jessica Wright Carter

Autumn Houston

Ebby Mullins

Steph Burnside

Michele Burkart

Outstanding Achievement in the Arts

Oseas Villatoro

SD Historic Museum

Sergio Cabrera

Eric BensonDennis Covey-Covey Photography

Anthony Gioffre

Topher Sciblo Prather

RC Haus

Aimee Baca

Joel Martens

Don LeMaster

Kelsey Engler

Art of Pride

Courtney Crooks

Cygnet Theatre

Clairone Gutierrez

Old Globe Theatre

Wonderspacers

Kristopher Reynolds

Martini's Above Fourth

B Squared Productions

For tickets, tables, sponsorship info: (619)972-6369 Michael Lochner

The 43rd Annual Nicky Awards will be held on Sunday, December 2 at the Marriot Courtyard at Liberty Station. 

Marriot Courtyard at Liberty Station is located at 2592 Laning Rd, San Diego, 92106.