More than 700 supporters attended Equality Forum's 2011 International Equality Dinner Saturday night at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
Here are a few key photos from the dinner. Click any of the pictures to view a larger gallery from the evening. All photos by STEVE ROTHAUS / Miami Herald Staff.
Corey Bernstein, GSA president of The Hudson School in Hoboken, N.J., accepts the Best GSA Exhibit Award.
Equality Forum Executive Director Malcolm Lazin presents the National Hero Award to Daniel Hernandez Jr., who helped save the life of his boss, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona. Click here to read a profile of Hernandez in Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer.
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell gives remarks.
Autumn Bayles of Equality Forum's Board of Governors and Malcolm Lazin present the International Business Leadership Award to Steve Pinetti, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants.
Former West Point cadet Katherine Miller and Malcolm Lazin present the International Role Model Award to former U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy and Lt. Dan Choi.