Laquetta C Nelson


Advocate for gay and lesbian rights. Co-founder of the Newark Pride Alliance. Awarded the 2004 Community Service Award from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Founder of the NJ Stonewall Democrats.


Queer Newark

“Awards Honor Unsung Heroes and Future Leaders” Star Ledger Apr 21, 2005

The Advocate

In a Progressive State Where Gay Life Hangs by a ThreadNew York Times Dec 2, 2007

Skeleton in Newark’s Closet June 19, 2003