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The President's Commission on LGBTQ+ Issues Award

Freedom and Liberation Medal

To be given as part of Lavender Graduation.

The recipient of the Freedom & Liberation Medal is an individual who is deserving special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to and/or advancement of LGBTQ+ communities on campus or beyond, evaluated comprehensively based on their entire portfolio of work over time, considering the impact, sustainability, and innovativeness of their contributions. This is the highest honor of the Commission. This award is given in exceptional circumstances and is not awarded every year.