Scott Ellis is a prolific TV and stage director, receiving multiple Tony Award nominations for directing, and winning the Oliver Award for Best Director, Musical, for She Loves Me. He is currently represented on Broadway with Tootsie and Kiss Me Kate.
Ellis’ work also explores his personal experience of LGBTQ parenting, as director of the 2015 show Dada Woof, Papa Hot.
Ellis started his parenthood journey as a single parent to twins conceived through surrogacy, whom he is now raising with his husband Scott Drummond in New York City.
Sergio Trujillo is an internationally-recognized choreographer and has been a long-standing presence in the Broadway community, first as a performer starting in 1989, and making his choreographic debut in 2005. Trujillo received a Tony nomination for On Your Feet and the Oliver Award for Memphis, and is currently represented on Broadway with Ain’t Too Proud.
Trujillo was born in Colombia, grew up in Canada, and now lives in New York City with his husband, actor Jack Noseworthy. Trujillo and Noseworthy welcomed their son Lucas through adoption in March of 2018.
Hostetter-Habib Family Award
Kim Bergman, PhD, is a licensed psychologist who has specialized in the area of gay and lesbian parenting, parenting by choice, and third-party assisted reproduction for nearly three decades. She is a senior partner at Growing Generations, and author of the newly released Your Future Family: The Essential Guide to Assisted Reproduction.
Bergman is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, serving on the Corporate Board and chairing the LGBTQ Special Interest Group, the American Psychological Association, the Los Angeles County Psychological Association, the Lesbian and Gay Psychotherapy Association, and the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association. She also sits on the national Emeritus board of the Family Equality Council.
Bergman started her own family using third-party assisted reproduction and lives with her wife of 35 years. Her two daughters are Abby, in graduate school at the University of Chicago, and Jenna, a Sophomore at Barnard College of Columbia University.
The Hostetter-Habib Family Award is given in honor of Alex Habib, Mark Hostetter, and their entire family in recognition of their extraordinary dedication to and support of Family Equality Council’s mission.
This award recognizes those who share an unwavering commitment to Family Equality Council’s core values: love, justice, family, equality. Recipients will have demonstrated this commitment through work on the front lines to advance equality for all loving families.