The Human Rights Campaign held its annual National Dinner at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Oct. 1. President Barack Obama addressed the hundreds of attendees. Special guests included rugby legend and anti-bullying activist Ben Cohen, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, actress Sarah Jessica Parker, author Betty DeGeneres and wrestler Hudson Taylor. Featured entertainment included Greyson Chance, Cyndi Lauper and Mika.
(Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)