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November 13, 2014

Paley Center gala in LA also draws Norman Lear who said TV 'has brought us closer to true equality for all'

With her wife Ellen DeGeneres unable to attend, Portia de Rossi walked the red carpet of The Paley Center for Media 2014 Los Angeles Gala with her mother-in-law, Betty.

De Rossi and DeGeneres, married since 2008, were honorary co-chairs of the evening which celebrated television's impact on LGBT equality.

''It's kind of amazing and it means a lot to me to celebrate how far we've come,' De Rossi told a small group of reporters, including Gay Star News.

April 13, 2014

Evening also features Ellen Page and Rita Moreno but honoree Norman Lear calls in sick

This year's Los Angeles chapter of the GLAAD Media Awards took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel where the Golden Globe Awards - the most star-studded of all the award shows - are held each January.

May 11, 2012

High-profile Hollywood and LGBT names prepare to boost campaign coffers

US President Barack Obama will be having dinner at George Clooney's home in Los Angeles tonight (10 May) at a star-studded event that is expected to raise $15 million for his reelection campaign.

With his public support of gay marriage this week, Obama arrives a hero to an energized political base that includes Hollywood heavy-hitters like Clooney, Barbra Streisand, Rob Reiner and Glee creator Ryan Murphy, among others.