Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese with President Obama at the 15th annual HRC dinner at the Washington Convention Center. (Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images) Sarah Jessica Parker and NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg (Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images)
More photos of the dinner? We’ve got them. . .
Cyndi Lauper performs. (Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images) Guests crowd in to shake the president’s hand. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images) Jesse Tyler Ferguson, right, with boyfriend Justin Mikita. (Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images) Greyson Chance performs at the HRC dinner. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
From previous years:
Ricky Martin turns Human Rights Campaign dinner into surprise coming-out party, 10/10/10
Lady Gaga, already a gay icon, shows she’s an activist too, 10/12/09