Stars and Activists Align for LGBT Family Visibility

posted on Tue, Feb 19 2013 1:22 pm by Nick Pachelli

At the height of awards season, you’d be hard-pressed to find an event more inspiring than the Family Equality Council’s Los Angeles Awards Dinner, where stars and activists from across the LGBT community gathered to recognize three standout individuals for their work supporting LGBT families around the country.

The audience had to squeeze bites between crying bouts of laughter at the event, hosted by gay dad Alec Mapa Saturday night at Universal Studios Hollywood. In between awards, Scandal star Dan Bucatinsky auctioned off the “Win a Day at Disneyland With Jane Lynch and Her Family” prize for a winning bid of more than $10,000 to go toward the total of $465,000 raised by the gala.

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