Q HALL OF FAME CANADA – NOMINATION AND INDUCTION GUIDELINES
Nominees must either be; living or deceased, a member of the GLBT community, or an outstanding supporter of the GLBT Community and/or Human Equal Rights. Nominees may be: An organization, a place, or an entity. Intersexed and Questioning are accepted as community members eligible for inclusion.
Nominations will be considered based on Nominee acceptance, and outstanding contributions in the following categories: Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Film, Education, Leadership, Theater, Science, Sports, Literature, Activism, Community, Philanthropy, Government/Politics, Equality, and Community Support.
Nominations are welcome from any nationality and or region. The goal is to recognize on local, provincial, and national levels. The extra meritorious achievements of an individual in their local community are criteria for nomination and or acceptance into the Q Hall Of Fame.
Claims made in the nomination must be verifiable / substantiated by either; verifiable online or in- print documentation from a reliable and established source, or witnesses of three or more unrelated sources of confirmation.
Anyone may nominate. However a valid email address must be provided by and for the nomination source. Nomination source will remain confidential by the Q Hall Of Fame. In the case of specific written approval by the nomination source the Q Hall Of Fame will reveal the nomination source to the nominee only. Quotes from the nomination may be used for public use, the source will only be revealed to the nominee if so stipulated by the nomination source. There is no financial remuneration to nomination source, nominees, committee members, or for submissions for Q Hall Of Fame use.
Nominations must be for outstanding or extra meritorious achievements in one of the categories named above. Being “out”, is not in most cases in itself accepted as reason for inclusion to the Q Hall Of Fame. The reason would be the effect created by the nominee’s “out” status as in leadership or activism.
Nominations should be specific about achievements and how those achievements created an improved or positively impacted community and or world of reference. Our goal is to honor all, not to keep out. However, in the criteria we must stress specific outstanding and or extra meritorious actions and impact. We will return nominations for more information when necessary.
“Inductees” are those nominees accepted for membership and induction into the Q Hall of Fame.
Selection Committee vote will determine actual induction.
*Inductee is a nominee who is approved by the Selection Committee for membership in the Q Hall Of Fame.
*Selection Committee comprises of members of the community from across Canada who will select inductees based solely on the merits of their nomination.
Membership/inclusion to the Q Hall Of Fame will be granted to nominees who receive at least 100% of the total majority count of vote from the selection committee. That being in the case of each nominee who receives a total of 100% of the majority vote count will be accepted for induction. In all cases vote identity will remain confidential to all. No record of voters will be kept after the voting process is complete. At no time will vote identity be shared.
Positions of The Q Hall Of Fame Induction and Selection Committee members will remain confidential to prevent harassment, interference, and influence. Committee members are not eligible for nomination during committee active tenure. Committee membership in itself is not criteria for nomination.
These criteria may be altered by an approval vote of 75% of the governing board.
Only nominations received using the form will be accepted as a nomination to the Q Hall Of Fame.
The completion of information in all fields is necessary to assist in verifying the nominations. In areas where the information/field is marked required by an asterisk, (*), if the information is omitted the entire nomination may be discarded. If you do not have the information requested please state, in the appropriate field why not. For security purposes your email address will be required. An invalid email address will constitute disqualification of the nomination. You will receive a confirmation of nomination receipt email. Please note that we may contact you for additional information regarding your nomination.