A night filled with stars as bright as Meryl Streep as she was honored at the Human Rights Campaign’s 16th Greater New York Gala this past Saturday night at The Plaza Hotel. The event, which saw stars like Seth Meyers, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Ken Burns Billy Eichner, Nico Tortorella, Senator Chuck Schumer, and Jharrel Jerome.
One of HRC’s largest annual events, the dinner brings together more than 1,000 of the organization’s most active leaders, supporters, and members including political officials from federal, state, and local governments, as well as celebrity entertainers and leaders in the business community to celebrate HRC’s vision of a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work, and in every community.During her acceptance speech that featured multiple standing ovations and moving moments for the HRC National Ally for Equality Award. Click through for an inside look!
[Photos via Jeffrey Holmes courtesy of Human Rights Campaign]