Otto Reneé Castillo Award for Political Theatre (2014). Awarded by the New York-based Castillo Theater to recognize the achievement of individuals and theatre companies who conceive, produce and foster the development of innovative and socially challenging theatre.

Chicago Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Hall of Fame (2010). Awarded by the City of Chicago for outstanding contributions to the LGBT community.

Bert Williams Award for Best Solo Performance in a play, Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South (2010). Awarded by the Black Theater Alliance in Chicago.

Leslie Irene Coger Award for Distinguished Performance (2010). Awarded by the Performance Studies Division of the National Communication Association.

Esteem Outstanding Service Award (2010). Awarded by for outstanding service to the African American LGBT community.