Los Angeles Awards Dinner

Family Equality Council was proud to present the 11th Annual Los Angeles Awards Dinner, the premier West Coast event aimed at connecting the growing Los Angeles community of families headed by LGBTQ parents and supporters, as well as advancing efforts to create equality for all families.

Family Equality Council welcomed parents who are LGBTQ, allies and honorees on February 28, 2015 to the Beverly Hilton for an evening that included live performances and appearances by notables in the world of arts, entertainment, politics, and the LGBTQ movement.



Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Event Chairs

David Miller (left)
Bruce Bozzi (right)

Honorary Event Chairs

Dan Bucatinsky & Don Roos
Melissa Etheridge & Linda Wallem-Etheridge
Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry

Host Committee

Andy Abowitz & Michael Levin • Kim & Natalie Bergman • Alan Bernstein • Jeffrey Arden Bernstein • Stuart & Allen Bell • Brad Bessey & Frank Sanchez • Kenneth Blakeley & Quentin O’Brien • Casey Bloys & Alonzo Wickers • Erica Bowers & Marek Bowers • Bruce Bozzi & Bryan Lourd • Frank Bua & Scott Carroll • Dan Bucatinsky & Don Roos • Bill Butchart & Christopher Cullen • Rosie Caldwell Llewellyn • Andy Cohen • Carter Covington & Patrick Sean Smith • Jeff Danis & Michael Waddington • Dante Di Loreto • Melissa Etheridge & Linda Wallem-Etheridge • Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry • Alex Habib & Mark Hostetter • Simon Halls & Matt Bomer • Will Halm & Marcellin Simard • Kevin Huvane • Brad & Judy Kolb • David Marshall Grant & KC Reischerl • David Miller & Ryan Murphy • Pepper K. Mintz • Jon Murray & Harvey Reese • Peter Phillips & Michael Gardner • William Resnick & Michael Stubbs • Adam Shankman & Frank Meli • David Spector & Bill Townsend • Tommy Starling & Jeff Littlefield • Richard Vaughn & Tommy Woelfel • Sonny Ward & Michael Lombardo • Seth Yanklewitz & Doug Wiand • Haig Youredjian & Greg Weaver

Hosted by Sandra Bernhard

Performances by

Lea Michele
Darren Criss
Alex Newell 
Maxine Nightingale
Chord Overstreet 
Becca Tobin
Cheyenne Jackson
Jenna Ushkowitz
Harry Shum

Appearances by

Matt Bomer 
Dot Marie Jones 
Sarah Paulson
Andrew Rannells
Max Greenfield
Eric Christian Olsen
Sarah Wright Olsen


Nick Hanzel
Deputy Director of Development

Gold Sponsors




Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors



Bruce Bozzi & Brian Lourd

Brad & Judy Kolb

Dana & Matt Walden