Lenard Mace

Lenard Mace was born in Spokane in 1949, grew up in nearby Cheney, and has spent almost all of his life in Spokane County. In the early aughts, he served as the pastor at Emmanuel Metropolitan Community Church, a congregation that specifically ministered to Spokane’s gay community. Mace’s female persona, Leni Lenai, blended her love of ministry, gospel, and drag performance.