The Mautner Project held its 20th anniversary gala March 20 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Hundreds of supporters mingled, bid on auction items to benefit Mautner and danced until midnight. Presenters included Mautner co-founder Susan Hester; Dr. Linda Spooner, chairperson of the Mautner Project’s board of directors; event co-chair Glen Ackerman; and Leslie Calman, the Mautner Project’s executive director. Award recipients included Bet Mishpachah; Lisa Sherman, executive vice-president of Logo; Laura Hart as volunteer of the year; and Dr. Judy Bradford of the Fenway Institute.
(Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)