Emcee Siren kicked off the evening with a tribute to Icons and Lady Gaga. GlitterBomb Productions provided entertainment throughout the event with performances dedicated to each of the past year’s Vital VOICE covers with the help of Trish Busch, Lola Van Ella, Dieta Pepsi and a host of dancers and models.


“In the end, this is all about you,” Publisher Darin Slyman told the capacity crowd. “We look forward to many more years of celebrating our dynamic and prismatic LGBT community.”

A trio of video tributes were shown to honor Vital VOICE as well as the 40th and 50th birthdays of Senior Writer, Colin Murphy and On-Air Hostess, Dieta Pepsi, respectively.

V-Squared benefited SAGE and was Powered by Bud Light, Just John, GlitterBomb Productions, The Maytag Store, Lou Fusz Subaru, Pure Power, Salon Service Group, and We Make Art.