Donna Sachet tribute to Wayne Friday
|Category: Nonprofit function||2016-11-20 Anna Damiani|
|Project: Wayne Friday memorial|
Donna Sachet is a U.S.-based drag actor, singer, community activist, fundraiser, spokesmodel, and writer based in San Francisco. Donna Sachet attended Vanderbilt University, then she went to New York. A job opportunity brought Donna to San Francisco. At a Gay Men's Chorus event, he lip-synced to a Donna Summer song with a significant swagger which inspired the name Donna.
Donna Sachet has been awarded many community honors, including serving as Grand Marshal in the San Francisco Pride parade and being named first lady of the Castro district by California Senator Mark Leno. She was elected by the Imperial Court System as the 30th Absolute Empress of San Francisco with Brian C. Benamati in 1995. She recently has served on the boards of the San Francisco LGBT Community Center, the AIDS Emergency Fund, Positive Resource Center, the Imperial Council and the state board of Equality California. She co-chaired the San Francisco GLAAD Media Awards for four years. She currently serves on the International Court Council of the Imperial Court System. Donna serves as an unofficial liaison for the LGBT and leather communities.
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|Location: Herbst Theatre|