Cumming to Host amfAR's 2009 Honoring with Pride Gala

News   Cumming to Host amfAR's 2009 Honoring with Pride Gala Tony Award-winning actor Alan Cumming will host amfAR's tenth annual Honoring with Pride celebration, which will be held June 11 at the Edison Ballroom.

The event, which honors those who have played a key role in the LGBT community's response to the AIDS crisis, will celebrate fashion icon Patricia Field, drag artist Lady Bunny and gay rights activist Cleve Jones.

Rock legend Debbie Harrie will perform during the evening that will also boast appearances by Ari Gold, Colton Ford, DJ Billy Beyond, Flotilla DeBarge, Cheyenne Jackson, Christian Siriano, Chris March, Jack Mackenroth and BD Wong. The event will include a video tribute to late actress and amfAR trustee Natasha Richardson.

Honoring with Pride begins at 6:30 PM with cocktails, followed by the awards presentation and performances at 8 PM. For tickets visit amFAR.

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Established in 1985, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, is "one of the world's leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy."