TW's Herreras Named Wingspan Community Ally of the Year

Tucson Weekly staff writer Mari Herreras has been named the winner of this year's Community Ally Award by Wingspan.

Herreras covers the LGBT community for the Weekly—including this week's cover story, "The Bi Life," for the Weekly's latest thrice-yearly Pride section.

Other award winners announced today by Tucson LGBT community center Wingspan: Alex Lopez and Ana Jimenez—co-coordinators of Puertas Abiertas, Wingspan's Latino-outreach program, are the Steve Hall award winners; and Jennifer Hoefle, the University of Arizona's program director for LGBTQ Affairs, was named the Godat Award Winner.

Read the news release after the jump.