Human Rights Campaign National Dinner
The Human Rights Campaign hosted its 19th Annual National Dinner at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., where it presented awards and celebrated historic moments of 2015.
WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 03: Allison Janney (R) presents Ellen Page with the HRC National Vanguard Award during the 19th Annual HRC National Dinner at Walter E. Washington Convention Center on October 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Teresa Kroeger/FilmMagic)
From left: HBO President Michael Lombardo, writer and producer Shonda Rhimes and HRC President Chad Griffin.
Vice President Joe Biden provided the keynote address.
Apple CEO Tim Cook accepted the Visibility Award.
Hillary Clinton spoke at an HRC event prior to the National Dinner.
Former NBA player Jason Collins addressed the dinner audience about the dangers of discrimination.
TV personality Blossom Brown encouraged LGBT individuals to live “open and authentic lives.”
Photography by ©J. Rolfe/HRC