Amy Sadao and Nelson Santos were knighted by the Imperial Court of New York at A Night of 1000 Gowns on Saturday, March 21, 2009. Amy and Nelson were knighted by the lovely Empress XXII Charlene Chivoe and handsome Emperor XVII Rob Hunter de Woofs (above) for the work of Visual AIDS.
"We were honored to be part of this beautiful event and to be surrounded by so much fabulousness! The ICNY is wonderful and generous organization, who has not only volunteered their time at Postcards from the Edge for Visual AIDS, but also have given generously to many HIV, LGBT, and other non-profit service organizations." - Sir Nelson and Dame Amy.
This year's beneficiaries of A Night of 1000 Gowns was LIFEbeat and Sylvia's Place - MCCNY Homeless youth Services.